Investigating the empty nature of mental states, how self-centeredness operates in our lives, and the disadvantages of self-centeredness.
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Review of the four sets of excellent qualities developed on the bodhisattva path, and the types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment.
The disadvantages of self-centeredness and the five decisions to make after equalizing self and others.
General overview of the bodhisattva paths and grounds and types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment for aryas on the hearer and bodhisattva paths.
How letting go of our attachment to our endeavors makes engaging in them more joyful.
How anger and arrogance are related and why humility is a helpful antidote.
Summarizing what the Kadam masters say about giving and ethical discipline.
The method of equalizing self and others for cultivating bodhicitta.
How the 57 faults manifest in daily life, and practicing each of the six perfections in relation to the others.
Venerable Thubten Chodron comments on the Vajrasattva sadhana.