The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
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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.
How to reflect on the dukkha of birth, aging, sickness and death to generate the aspiration for liberation. Guided meditation on the dukkha of aging
The disadvantages of the afflictions and how you accumulate karma through the afflictions. When you stop accumulating karma.
The antidotes to the six root afflictions, the sequence in which they arise, and the six triggers that cause the afflictions to manifest in our mind.
By learning about the types of afflictive views we can look at our own mind and see at what kinds of views we may be holding and investigate them.