A student writes about the value of acknowledging our emotions.
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Bodhicitta—the aspiration for awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings—is the most noble intention we can have. Compassion is one of its chief causes.
Having an open heart means changing our perspective and motivation. It leads to seeing others as worthwhile with internal beauty.
The practice of transforming adversity into the path sees difficulties as opportunities to learn and grow and frees us from habitual responses to problems.
Mere designation by term and concept is the subtlest meaning of dependent arising. How Dharma practice is determined by motivation.
How Buddhism differs from theistic religions and scientific reductionism but can get along with both those of other religions and scientists.
Specific ways to create merit by benefiting others with a compassionate attitude. How Nagarjuna’s advice for compassionate governing is still relevant today.
The collection of merit is the principal cause of the Buddha’s form body, the collection of wisdom is the principal cause of the truth body.
Compassion is essential for all, not just spiritual practitioners. The two kinds of wisdom—wisdom of the conventional truth and ultimate truth.
Leading in a way that accords with Dharma principles. Suitable qualities of officials and appointees. Dealing compassionately with wrongdoers.