An 88-year-old father of one of Venerable Chodron’s students writes a poem to explain what he has learned from reading Working with Anger.
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How anger works and its disadvantages.
Teaching the auxiliary bodhisattva ethical restraints, covering those related to the far-reaching practice of fortitude.
When we’re angry our view of the situation is an exaggeration. Looking at the situation more realistically helps to subvert anger.
Recognizing there are no benefits to anger. Counteracting angry states of mind by viewing others with compassion.
Real freedom is an inner-state—freedom from afflicted mental states. When we are free from anger we have the freedom of choice in how we respond.
Using thought transformation practices to see others and difficult situations more realistically decreases anger because there’s no reason for it any more.
The more we can develop compassion and fortitude, the more resistant we are to anger.
A recent increase in hate crimes causes a Dharma student to reflect on where hate and prejudice come from.
How developing humility can be an antidote to anger and arrogance.