The ultimate view of reality and the views of Western physicians on the relationship between body and mind.
The two methods to generate bodhicitta and the importance of practicing both method and wisdom.
How the determination to be free from cyclic existence leads to the generation of bodhicitta.
Working with the afflictions and the relationship between the mind and the brain.
The importance of generating the determination to be free from cyclic existence and the steps we can take to do so.
Recognizing our situation in samsara as the foundation for studying Middle Way philosophy.
Teaching on the three types of ways we can practice the perfection of fortitude
Reflecting on the purpose and meaning of our precious human life and remembering the central task of developing a kind heart.
Strengthening meditative concentration and broadening the range of topics for analytic mediation.
Helpful advice on dealing with critical thoughts, thoughts about the past or future, balancing concentration with letting go, and making time for solitude.