Venerable Thubten Samten reflects on her life experiences through the lens of teachings on the graduated stages of the path to enlightenment.
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Venerable Thubten Samten shares how she overcame her struggle with the Abbey’s practice of “swarming” to get things done.
How to reflect on the dukkha of birth, aging, sickness and death to generate the aspiration for liberation. Guided meditation on the dukkha of aging
Discussion of quiz part 3 questions 13-15 and part 4 questions 1-2 to review verses from Chapter 1. Examining misconceptions about phenomena and the self.
A review and guided meditation on the freedoms and fortunes to fuel our aspirations to make this life meaningful and to dispel discouragement and despair.
A review of the points of the text on the meditation session, between session activities and how to take advantage of a precious human rebirth.
Discussion of the first seven quiz questions on Chapter 1.
Reflections on a visit together with Venerable Thubten Chodron to a women’s prison in Indonesia.
Review and discussion of questions on refuting wrong views. The first part of the review covers questions 1-8.
Meditating on the four aspects of karma helps to change our attitudes and actions to create the causes of happiness and avoid the causes of suffering.