Eight mental and emotional afflictions and the antidotes to subdue them. The last four verses cover jealousy, wrong views, miserliness and attachment.
Archive | November, 2013
Eight mental and emotional afflictions and the antidotes to subdue them. The first three verses cover pride, ignorance and anger.
A review of Chapter 1 of Aryadeva’s “400 Stanzas on the Middle Way” focuses on the importance of contemplating death and impermanence.
Taking refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha is deepened by studying and relating to their distinguishing features and characteristics.
Verses preparing the student’s mind for profound teachings on emptiness, the ultimate medicine that will uproot all afflictions definitively.
Teaching virtuous qualities to children in a way that they can understand and enjoy.
By meditating on the disadvantages of attachment to seemingly attractive objects we can focus on the seeking the lasting happiness of liberation.
Abandoning attachment to upper rebirths, or fame and wealth in this life, we can develop internal qualities that bring contentment and peace.
Cultivating contentment and aspiring for liberation, short-term pleasure versus long-term happiness.