Explanation of equalizing and exchanging self and others as well as a special meditation on equanimity used in this method of developing bodhicitta.
Archive | November, 2012
Advice to anyone considering ordination.
The conditions for a stable monastic community, where beginners can train, are extremely rare and difficult to create—let’s not take them for granted.
Developing bodhicitta, first by meditating on exchanging and equalizing self with others, then following the seven-point cause-and-effect method.
Overcoming old habits is not easy. Being honest with oneself helps us to gain a clear motivation.
Looking at the disadvantages of cyclic existence to develop a determination to be free from the cycle of birth and death.
An in-depth look at the intricacies of karma: its characteristics, factors, results, and weight; helping us to create virtuous and abandon non-virtuous action.
Daryl Dunigan of Mandala magazine reviews Khensur Jampa Tegchok’s book on emptiness, which was edited by Venerable Thubten Chodron.
Monastics from different traditions discussed cultivating joyous effort and bodhicitta in a difficult modern world.
What is means to take refuge, how to create the causes, and why the Three Jewels are the only reliable source of refuge to progress along the path.