Venerable Thubten Tarpa teaches about attachment, aversion, generosity and ethical conduct.
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Review of the second half of Chapter 4, on why the Mahayana teachings should be accepted as the word of the Buddha.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa shares what has helped her over the years of her ordained life to have the right attitude as a Dharma student.
Discussion of emptiness and how things and persons exist, including correctly identifying the object of negation and the simile of the rope and snake.
Discussion of quiz part four questions 3 and 4 to review Chapter 1. The different meanings of conceptuality and the purpose of conceptual thought in practice.
Discussion of quiz questions 16-19 to review verses from Chapter 1.
Review of teachings in this series on the six preparatory practices, looking at the activities and internal attitudes to cultivate while doing the practices.
How wisdom is conjoined with the other far-reaching practices to eliminate ignorance, the cause of our unsatisfactory situation.
A review of the greatness of the lamrim, how to listen to and explain the teachings, and how to rely on a spiritual mentor.
Creating emotional space from situations we find disturbing so as to transform our negative emotions.