Fortitude of practicing the Dharma

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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.

Anger, attachment, purification

  • Anger and the instantaneous explosive reaction
  • Purification
  • Attachment and hatred
  • Self-cherishing versus valuing ourselves
  • Extreme asceticism and self-indulgence

Essence of Refined Gold 44: Q&A (download)

Far reaching fortitude

  • Continuing on the far-reaching practice of patience or fortitude
  • The third kind of patience: the patience of practicing the Dharma
  • Benefits of patience to deal with mental and physical difficulties of practicing the Dharma

Essence of Refined Gold 44 (download)

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