Noble Eightfold Path–Conventional and Absolute Reality

Topics Include: 1) Understanding the five aggregates: cognitive dissonance and the willing suspension of disbelief. 2) The difference between conventional and absolute reality. 3) The classical definition of non self: impermanence and conditionality. 4) Understanding the five aggregates through the lens of conventional and absolute reality: the physical body. 5) The mental factors: feelings, perceptions, mental formations and consciousness 6) What is the difference between a thought and an emotion? 7) Language and the illusion of form. 8) The balance between conventional and absolute reality. Realizing this balance in our lives. 9) Realizing our absolute nature and the diminishing of craving in our lives leading to freedom from the rounds of birth and rebirth.
August 8, 2020
54 min.

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