Antidotes to the disturbing emotions that steal our happiness and lead only to suffering. Venerable Thubten Chodron gave additional talks on this chapter of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way at the Kurukulla Center in Boston, Massachusetts, from March 29-30, 2014.
- Understanding the inappropriateness of anger and the benefits of fortitude when faced with disagreeable circumstances or harm
- Seeing that anger destroys virtue and fortitude is a source of virtue
- Developing fortitude does not mean you let others harm you, but you can respond without anger
22 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 144-149 (download)