Bodhisattva ethical restraints: Auxiliary vows 16-18

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Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints. The talks from January 3 through March 1, 2012, are concurrent with the 2011-2012 Vajrasattva Winter Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Auxiliary vows 8-16 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of ethical discipline. Abandon:
    • 16. Not correcting your own deluded actions or not helping others to correct theirs.

  • Auxiliary vows 17-20 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of fortitude. Abandon:
    • 17. Returning insults, anger, beating, or criticism with insults and the like.

    • 18. Neglecting those who are angry with you by not trying to pacify their anger.

16 Bodhisattva Ethical Restraints: Auxiliary Precepts #16-18 3-1-12

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