A commentary on how to do the Medicine Buddha practice.
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The various reasonings refuting that the person exists inherently in or separate from the aggregates.
Analyzing whether the person is one with the aggregates, and how we have difficulty seeing conventional reality for what it is.
Analyzing whether the person is one or different from the aggregates.
How to identify the appearance of the inherently existent “I.”
An overview of why we would want to learn about emptiness and teaches on the emptiness of persons and phenomena.
Turning from nonvirtue to virtue. Points of interest on karma and how to purify nonvirtuous actions using the four opponent powers.
With a realistic view of others—friends and family and coworkers—we can avoid disappointment and conflict, and develop healthy relationships.
The importance of engaging in the four opponent powers as soon as we recognize that we have committed a negativity.
Continuation of the six practices to prepare the body and mind for meditation. The traditional version and a contemporary version of the mandala offering.