Anger and forgiveness

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Part of a series of teachings given at various venues in Mexico in April 2015. The teachings are in English with Spanish translation. This talk took place at Centro Cultural Isidro Fabela—Museo Casa del Risco in Mexico City during a book launch for Trabajando con la ira y el enojo, the Spanish edition of Working with Anger.

  • Reviewing the definition of anger and how the angry mind works
  • The disadvantages and futility of holding grudges
  • How self-centeredness gets in the way of forgiveness
  • We have a choice as to whether or not to get angry
  • Getting angry when we think people are taking advantage of us
  • Defining forgiveness
  • Questions and answers
    • Are social and political conflicts related to karma?
    • How do we release our anger towards political leaders who condone violence?
    • Are there any good things about anger?
    • Working with a grudge that keeps hooking us
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