The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
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Reflections on David Brooks’ “New York Times” article on the power of altruism.
Concluding the retreat with powerful verses by Shantideva on exchanging self and others.
The advantages of cherishing others more than ourselves. The continuing teaching on Shantideva’s “Engaging in a Bodhisattva’s Deeds,” Chapter 8.
We will take the mental habits we cultivate now into our old age, so it would be wise for us to cultivate forgiveness, kindness and compassion now.
Ten ways that the practice of altruism benefits an altruistic person in his or her everyday life.
The 25 special qualities that arise from collecting merit and wisdom. Practical guidelines for creating the causes and conditions for the two collections.
Creating the two collections—merit and wisdom—by abandoning the three poisons and practicing the three roots of virtue.
The four immeasurable factors that make full awakening possible. How the collections of merit and wisdom counteract physical and mental suffering.
An explanation of the three causes of becoming a bodhisattva. How the causes for full awakening can be subsumed in two—method and wisdom.