The advantages of cherishing others

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Part of a series of teachings on Essence of Refined Gold by the Third Dalai Lama, Gyalwa Sonam Gyatso. The text is a commentary on Songs of Experience by Lama Tsongkhapa.

The advantages of cherishing others

  • Contemplating the advantages of cherishing others
  • Exchanging self and others
  • Cherishing others in a sincere way brings about our own happiness and the happiness of others in this and future lives

Essence of Refined Gold 36 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Can you clarify how the collection of merit and wisdom lead to the different bodies of the Buddha?
  • In the historical form, did the Buddha achieve buddhahood or was that an emanation?
  • From the Mahayana viewpoint can one attain buddhahood in a human life?
  • The inspiration of the Buddha’s life
  • Do you do tonglen after exchanging self and others?

Essence of Refined Gold 36: Q&A (download)

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