A Dharma student contemplates his experiences while in the hospital.
Tag Archives | karma
How wrong views about the law of karma and the nature of reality create create difficulties for us in life.
The first of two talks based on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King given at Maitripa College in Portland, Oregon.
Advice and discussion about governing and leadership, Buddhist activism, and compassion towards prisoners.
Teaching on the compatibility of dependent arising and emptiness.
Teaching on how everything depends on thought, and an explanation of the analogy of the rope and the snake that is often used to explain emptiness.
How to see ourselves as an illusion instead of buying into our usual distorted view of reality.
Teaching on extending the meditation on emptiness to things we own, and on the union of serenity and insight.
Reviewing the four-point analysis of the emptiness of the self and teaching on coarse and subtle selflessness.
How does one deal with one’s own judgmental mind? A student examines the benefits of applying equanimity to oneself, and then to others.