Translation Note: The difference between ‘prajñā’ (sherab) and ‘jñāna’ (yeshe) and their role in understanding the Buddhist ‘view’

As an homage and offering to the great mother prajñāpāramitā, on this new moon day, I offer this short translation and research note of what the term prajñā means, how it differs from the other important term jñāna and thus how it is best translated. It is 'knowing' but 'knowing' what? In many Buddhist texts,… Continue reading Translation Note: The difference between ‘prajñā’ (sherab) and ‘jñāna’ (yeshe) and their role in understanding the Buddhist ‘view’

Public Lecture on ‘Tāranātha’s Commentary on Heart Sutra’ by Adele Tomlin (available online)

Happy to announce that, despite some technical difficulties with the sound recording on the day, the public lecture on Tāranātha's Commentary on the Heart Sūtra, an Empty-of-Other Shentong commentary on the Heart Sūtra is now available to listen to on the Rangjung Yeshe Institute website here. Any questions or feedback please let me know. May… Continue reading Public Lecture on ‘Tāranātha’s Commentary on Heart Sutra’ by Adele Tomlin (available online)