Examining our expectations of others

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Part of a series of teachings based on Living with an Open Heart: Cultivating Compassion in Everyday Life given at Phendeling-Center for Tibetansk Buddhisme in Copenhagen, Denmark, April 30 to May 1, 2016.

  • The analogy of doctor, medicine, and nurses to explain refuge in the Three Jewels
  • Explanation of the five precepts
  • The precept not to kill in regard to vegetarianism and euthanasia of pets
  • Ethical conduct and cause and effect
  • Purification and the four opponent powers
  • Examining our unrealistic expectations of others to avoid disappointment and conflict
  • Parents’ expectations of children
  • Practicing to integrate the Dharma into our lives

Living with and open heart 03 Copenhagen (download)

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