Developing bodhicitta by considering the kindness of all sentient beings, becoming aware of how interdependent and connected we are with everyone around us.
Archive | August, 2008
What does being useful really mean? What are your spiritual aspirations? Coming to the decision to ordain based on the lamrim meditations.
What are the causes and actions for next life? The concept of rebirth explained through a set of eight everyday life examples.
What it means to look within oneself sincerely in order to forgive and apologize others and self.
Dissatisfaction is painful so we train our mind to be happy with what we have, being unfettered by craving and wanting.
Concluding the series with an explanation on the four ways to benefit trainees, the combination of serenity and insight, and the Vajrayana.
Going through the day feeling confident we have good ethical conduct and bearing no guilt or shame. Conducting ourselves with introspective alertness.
The danger in misunderstanding emptiness and thinking that getting rid of the labels means we can call anything anything and laws of karma no longer function.
Avoiding activities that are naturally negative and activities that will take you away from your spiritual practice.
The life of the Buddha in terms of the direction we can go in mind training, and how the Buddha’s monastic disciples inspire faith in the lay community.