How ruminating interferes with meditation and being mindful of the present.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Jigme
A review of the section on cultivating the awakening mind, including what ignorance is, avoiding the two extremes, and the Buddhist tenet systems.
How attachment and the self-centered attitude cause problems in relationships. The importance of trust and respect.
Why the Buddha is a reliable refuge and the benefit of deepening one’s sense of refuge.
Review of practicing the five powers at the time of death and the benefits of doing so.
Review of the third of the four preliminary practices, karma. Includes review of the four characteristics of karma and what makes up a completed karmic action.