Commentary on verses for training the mind to transform how adverse circumstances are viewed and turn them into the path.
Archive | October, 2020
Discussing Verses 11-16 on the importance of making ourselves into trustworthy people: in general and in the context of keeping our promise of bodhicitta
Discussing Verses 2-10 of Chapter 4, which cover the disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
How the sixteen aspects of the four truths contradict the sixteen distorted ideas.
Explanation of the section of the Pramanavarttika on identifying the sixteen distorted ideas about the four truths.
Explanation of the reverse system establishing the Buddha as an authority from the Pramanvarttika. Also ascertaining the number and order of the four truths.
Continuing the teaching on the results of karma and explaining the verses from Precious Garland.
Reviewing Chapter 3 on bodhicitta and beginning Chapter 4 on conscientiousness, covering Verse 1.