Bodhisattva ethical restraints: 6 causes of afflictions

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Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints given at Sravasti Abbey in 2012.

  • Auxiliary vows 24-26 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of meditative stabilization. Abandon:
    • 25. Not abandoning the five obscurations which hinder meditative stabilization: excitement and regret, harmful thought, sleep and dullness, desire, and doubt.

  • The six causes of afflictions in the mind
21 Bodhisattva Ethical Restraints: Six Causes of Afflictions in the Mind 4-1-12

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