Responding to the topic of an upcoming panel discussion at North Idaho College on civil discourse in America.
Tag Archives | compassion
The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
The ways we can attack our self-centered thought.
A student listens to the conversations that go on inside her head, and decides to opt out.
A meditation on Chenrezig in the wake of the past week’s shootings of black men and police officers.
Concluding the retreat with powerful verses by Shantideva on exchanging self and others.
The 5th to 12th great vows of the Medicine Buddha.
The advantages of cherishing others more than ourselves. The continuing teaching on Shantideva’s “Engaging in a Bodhisattva’s Deeds,” Chapter 8.
The first four of the great vows or unshakeable resolves that the Medicine Buddha made.
How to identify self-centeredness, considering its disadvantages, and why we should give it up.