Antidotes to the afflictions

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Part of a series of talks given during the annual Young Adult Week program at Sravasti Abbey in 2011.

  • Universal antidote for all the afflictions is to realize the ultimate nature of reality, which can be gained through understanding emptiness
  • Antidote to the specific affliction of anger
    • Fortitude
    • Loving kindness (Love=Maitri)
      • Contemplate the kindness of parents
  • Questions and answers
    • Discussion on how to cultivate motivation and transform our intentions
    • Issues from childhood that affect our outlook today. Do we need to go back to our parents and resolve those issues?
      • Do the internal work first, and then work it out with parents/family

Young Adult Week 2011: Antidotes to the afflictions (download)

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