Walking meditation instructions, sitting meditation posture, and the first two hindrances to developing concentration.
Archive | August, 2019
The six conditions conducive for developing concentration and selecting an object of meditation – either an image of the Buddha or the breath.
Discussing how to relate to prayer and ritual in Buddhist practice, and the three-step method of hearing, reflecting and meditating on the teachings.
Leading short debates going through the five answers a defender can give to a challenger.
Verse 146 of the Pramanavarttika, forward and reverse systems establishing the Buddha as an authority.
Verses 145 and 146 of the Pramanavarttika, including compassion as the proof of Buddha as a “savior.”
Verses 139-145 of the Pramanavarttika, including the three special qualities of a Buddha’s abandonment of the two obstacles.
Verses 134-139 of the Pramanavarttika, including the Buddha’s complete clarity about the flaws and good qualities of objects.
Verses 131-133 of the Pramanavarttika, including the importance of consistency and intention for developing compassion.
Verses 119-131 of the Pramanavarttika, including how qualities like love and compassion can increase infinitely.