Chapter 5: Verses 34-54

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Part of a series of teachings on Chapter 5: “Guarding Introspection,” from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, organized by Tai Pei Buddhist Center and Pureland Marketing, Singapore.

  • Shantideva’s advice on practicing introspective awareness
  • Being aware of our actions prevents distraction and forgetfulness in daily situations
  • Developing concentration through mindfulness and introspective awareness
  • Importance of showing care and attention to those whom we value the most
  • Abandoning attachment to senseless conversations and entertainment
  • Being aware of mindless distractions stops us from wasting our precious human life
  • Applying antidotes to negative states of mind
  • Questions and answers

A Guide to a Bodhisattva’s Way of Life Chapter 5: Verses 34-54 (download)

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