In order to create the causes for upper rebirth and awakening it’s important to discern what is an unmistaken path and what are wrong paths.
Tag Archives | ethical conduct
Ethical conduct is primary cause of higher rebirth. Developing ethical conduct involves abandoning thirteen activities and engaging in three practices.
A series of good rebirths that allow Dharma practice is necessary to attain awakening. Nagarjuna identifies the practices that lead to upper rebirth.
A commentary on verses from “Precious Garland” describes how a government based on Dharma principles and compassion would operate and benefit society.
The third and fourth of the four opponent powers, remedial action and the determination not to do the actions. The four visualizations of purification.
What purification practice is, why it’s important and how to use the four opponent powers to mitigate nonvirtuous actions.
The second of the four opponent powers, regret, and how it is essential to purification of nonvirtue.
What it means to purify nonvirtue and why it’s important. Overview of the Vajrasattva practice. The first of the four opponent powers, reliance.
How the teachings on karma and its effects will enable us to take responsibility for our experiences and make changes to our ways of thinking and behavior.
Karma, the cultivation of inner qualities, and how to remain positive and be a source of strength to others in the face of suffering.