Chapter 6: Verses 87-97

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Part of a series of teachings on Chapter 6: “The Perfection of Patience” from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, organized by Pureland Marketing, Singapore.

  • Benefits of studying Chapter 6
  • Review of Verses 80-87 on working with jealousy
  • Why rejoicing in somebody else’s misery is inappropriate and how jealousy harms us more than others
  • Why praise and fame are ineffectual and not beneficial for bringing us mental happiness this lifetime and the next
  • The things we do for fame
  • Cultivating fortitude helps our mind to endure criticism
  • Appropriateness of feeling happy when others are praised
  • Questions and answers
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