A Dharma student realizes that his attachments are the cause of his suffering.
The Buddha's life story and how it offers a model for our own spiritual journey.
Why our attachment to samsara is completely inappropriate, and how giving it up will bring true happiness.
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How the Pali and Sanskrit traditions present the four immeasurable attitudes and how to practice them to develop these qualities.
Prayers and practices for the dying and the deceased.
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reflects on the Exploring Monastic Life program and how it supports the cultivation of a monastic mind.
Venerable Thubten Jampa shares the many ways that Westerners can practice ethics in their daily lives.
Venerable Chodron explains the importance of dana.
Venerable Thubten Samten reflects on her life experiences through the lens of teachings on the graduated stages of the path to enlightenment.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi shares three ways we can show our appreciation for others in a helpful and authentic way.
Concluding the program with teachings on the 13 minor hindrances to ordination.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi shares how the meditation on the mind as the source of our happiness and pain can help us in community life.
Practicing mindfulness of thoughts and feelings to act in accord with our values, apply the antidotes for afflictive emotions and to help those around us.
The different types of precepts that Buddhists take and the 13 grave hindrances that prevent one from taking ordination.