Bodhisattva ethical restraints: Auxiliary vows 19-22

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Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints. The talks from March 7-10, 2012, are concurrent with the teachings on Nagarjuna given by Guy Newland, which are often referred to in the teachings.

  • Auxiliary vows 17-20 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of fortitude. Abandon:
    • 19. Refusing to accept the apologies of others.

    • 20. Acting out thoughts of anger.

  • Auxiliary vows 21-23 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of joyous effort. Abandon:
    • 21. Gathering a circle of friends or disciples because of your desire for respect or profit.

    • 22. Not dispelling the three types of laziness (sloth, attraction to destructive actions, and self-pity and discouragement).

17 Bodhisattva Ethical Restraints: Auxiliary Precepts #19-22 3-7-12

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