The three levels of love, compassion, and total commitment, and the eight precepts of aspiring bodhicitta.
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How recognizing the kindness of others develops a sense of closeness to them.
The antidotes to anger as the first step towards cultivating compassion for all sentient beings.
Explaining the analogy of cyclic existence as a bucket in a well, focusing on karma and self-grasping ignorance.
Comparing rebirth in cyclic existence to a bucket going up and down a well.
Bodhicitta—the aspiration for awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings—is the most noble intention we can have. Compassion is one of its chief causes.
Things and persons exist dependently but ignorance grasps them to exist independently. Overcoming obstacles to perfecting the bodhisattva practices.
Aspiring to teach the Dharma to those in unfortunate states according to their disposition. The need for the transmitted and realized Dharma.
Making aspirations to be reborn in Amitabha’s pure land, to receive teachings there, and understand them in order to develop the abilities to benefit others.
How to use everyday situations to challenge habitual ways of thinking in order to bring the mind more in accord with reality and to progress on the path.