Compassion is an internal attitude that can be deliberately cultivated through practice. Reflection on bringing compassion into daily situations.
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How to fit the practice of equanimity into our daily lives, and outlining the taking-and-giving meditation.
How to take responsibility for cultivating compassion in our own lives.
Venerable Thubten Samten reviews the last four points of the meditation on the seven-point cause and effect instruction to generate bodhicitta.
Venerable Thubten Samten reviews questions from quiz 5.
Venerable Thubten Samten reflects on her life experiences through the lens of teachings on the graduated stages of the path to enlightenment.
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.