Understanding the three principal aspects of the path will provide a solid foundation in the Dharma that will support growth of wisdom and compassion.
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Questions to review our understanding of the most recent talks on Nagarjuna’s “Precious Garland of Advice for a King.”
Commentary on the seven-point cause and effect method to develop bodhicitta. Developing great compassion by reflecting on the three types of dukkha and karma.
The fourth step in the seven-point cause and effect instruction for generating bodhicitta. Guided metta meditation on opening the heart to diversity.
The first three points of the seven-point cause-and-effect instruction for generating bodhicitta. Proving rebirth through reasoning.
The categories of friend, enemy and stranger come from our own mind. How to reflect to decrease bias toward others and develop an equal caring attitude.
The causes to create in order to develop bodhicitta, the altruistic intention. The importance of developing equanimity to lay the foundation for bodhicitta.
By reflecting on it’s benefits we will be inspired to create the causes to develop the altruistic intention.
The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
Reflections on David Brooks’ “New York Times” article on the power of altruism.