Self centeredness and the five decisions

The text now turns to relying on the method for happiness in future lives. Part of a series of teachings on the Gomchen Lamrim by Gomchen Ngawang Drakpa.

  • The meaning behind, benefits of, and reasons it is possible to actualize exchanging self and others
  • The five decisions to cultivate before meditating on equalizing and exchanging self and others
    • Recognize that there is no basis for discriminating amongst beings, nor between self and others
    • See our self-preoccupation as the real enemy
    • See that cherishing others is the source of all happiness
    • Exchange self and other
    • Devote ourselves one-pointedly to the practice of equalizing and exchanging self and others
  • How the self-centered thought acts as an obstacle to benefitting others

Gomchen Lamrim 74: Self centeredness and the five decisions (download)

74 The Gomchen Lamrim: Self-centeredness and the Five Decisions 01-13-17

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