In tonight’s class Thay Phap Luu further discussed the 7th tenet (“Not born means nirvāṇa and it is awakening to the truth of the deathless, the no-coming and no-going, the not the same and not different, the not being and not non-being.”) in light of Nagarjuna’s “Middle Way”. We see that the 8th tenet (“The concentrations on empitness, signlessness and aimlessness help us to touch Nirvāṇa and the Unconditioned.”) is a way to practice the 7th tenet.
This class is based on a book written by our teacher called “Làng Mai nhìn núi Thứu” or “Plum Village Looks at Vulture’s Peak” (an English translation is currently in progress but not yet available). The book describes the essential characteristics of Plum Village practice and teachings.
For an English translation of the tenets themselves, follow this link: https://orderofinterbeing.org/2016/07/forty-tenets-of-plum-village/
Dear friends, In tonight’s class Thay Phap Luu will discuss the 17th tenet. The 17th Tenet “The Third Noble Truth can be called the truth of happiness.” This class is based on a book written by our teacher called “Làng Mai nhìn núi Thứu” or “Plum Village Looks at...