Practical teachings on how to transform difficulties into the path and the importance of strengthening our mind until we are well trained.
Series: Wheel of Sharp Weapons (2004)
Looking at various karmic results and the actions and attitudes that caused them.
A further look at various experiences in our lives and the previous actions that brought about these results.
Continuing to look at actions and their results, how to keep the mind focused on Dharma and form meaningful relationships.
Cultivate contentment instead of greed, dampen our pride, subdue our self-centeredness. No external thing can harm us like our self-centeredness.
Disadvantages and effects of self-grasping ignorance, self-cherishing and having insincere motivations when we act.
Actions and their results. Examining attachment, relying on the Three Jewels, and keeping good ethical discipline.
Acquiring a precious human life and yet giving up opportunity to practice Dharma.
Dharma friends, choosing teachers, and keeping Dharma practice alive.
Taking on suffering of others without fear and having no doubt that self-cherishing is the enemy.