Changing Minds, Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and

Desk of Contents
Editor's Introduction
1. The BuddhaÕs traditional and supreme Tooth
Ð John Buescher
2. Ask a Farmer: final research and Conventional
Existence in Tsong kha pa's Lam rim chen mo
Ð man Newland
3. portray the objective: at the id of the
Object of Negation (dgag bya) Ð Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
4. slicing the Roots of advantage: Tsong kha pa on the
Results of Anger Ð Daniel Cozort
5. Ethics because the foundation of a Tantric culture: Tsong kha pa
and the Founding of the dGe lugs Order in Tibet
Ð Elizabeth Napper
6. Bon rDzogs chen on Authenticity (pramÝna, tshad ma):
Prose and Poetry at the direction Ð Anne Carolyn Klein
7. The dGe ldanÐbKaÕ brgyud culture of MahÝmudrÝ:
How a lot dGe ldan? How a lot bKaÕ brgyud?
Ð Roger R. Jackson
8. Demons at the mom: Objections to the Perfect
Wisdom Sñtras in Tibet Ð Gareth Sparham
9. Gung thang and Sa bzang Ma ti Paû chen on the
Meaning of ÒFoundational ConsciousnessÓ
(Ýlaya, kun gzhi) Ð Joe Bransford Wilson
10. Authorship and Literary creation in
Classical Buddhist Tibet Ð JosŽ Ignacio Cabez—n
11. Altruism and Adversity: views from Psychoanalytic
Object relatives idea Ð Harvey B. Aronson
12. Drawing the metal Bow: A Bibliographic Appreciation
of the Literary Legacy of Paul Jeffrey Hopkins
and His software on the college of Virginia
Ð Paul G. Hackett
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Police have set up strict protocols for traffic control around the airport and on the route from there to Hsing Yun’s branch temple in Taipei. The tooth proceeds into the city at the head of a fifteencar procession, stopping along the way at the site of the February crash, where Hsing Yun offers prayers for the dead. At the temple, he installs the tooth in a temporary shrine where, over the next few days, thousands of people, amid clouds of incense, offer prayers in its presence. Much of this is televised.

Is this the self? NO! Is this it? NO! Come to some strong conviction about it! Eliminate every possibility! Don’t just let the mind escape the way we usually do and slide around the problem. Is this the self? ” Trapped. The hair on the back of my neck stood up. The light in the room had now faded, and so had the sounds, except for Jeffrey’s voice and his methodical search through all the places in the room where the Self might be hiding. In Jeffrey’s search we all searched for the Self. And now we feared that we wouldn’t find it.

98). A good question. How indeed? Especially as far away from Taiwan as Washington? One might try to work over the body of the problem, at a distance once-removed, like Poe’s detective Monsieur The Buddha's Conventional and Ultimate Tooth 39 Dupin in “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” reasoning his way to the truth from evidence collected only in the newspapers, analyzing it in almost complete isolation from all the actual objects and events. A conceptual simulacrum or a model—even constructed from what the newspapers present—may serve as the real thing.

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