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.
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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.
Continued commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion, explaining three ways to observe sentient beings with compassion.
The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
The 37 harmonies continued with explanation of the seven factors of enlightenment and the eightfold noble path. Practicing the eightfold path in daily life.
The 37 harmonies are a fundamental practice of the middle scope and are practiced by all vehicles. A brief explanation of the practices and their purposes.
Renunciation is one of the milestones to awakening. The measure of having produced the mind of renunciation and the kind of life with which to attain it.
The transition from the intermediate state to a new rebirth based on explanations in the Lamrim Chenmo and the Gomchen Lamrim.
Factors affecting our death, and the importance of the state of mind at death. What happens in the intermediate state and the length of time one remains there.