Strengthening meditative concentration and broadening the range of topics for analytic mediation.
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When we see that we are inextricably interconnected we will see that caring for others is more crucial than ever before.
Finishing the discussion on modern non-virtues by exploring destructive mental actions and starting on the perfection of fortitude
Continuing Chapter Four by engaging the audience in identifying the ‘four possibilities’ when comparing different phenomena
A review of the five hindrances and sharing of Master Zhiyi’s advice on cultivating balance in our body, speech, and mind.
How to work with the hindrances of lethargy and sleepiness, agitation and remorse, and deluded doubt.
How to work with sensual desire and malice that are hindrances to cultivating concentration.
Teachings from a text by Chinese Master Zhiyi on the levels of conditions we need to do a retreat to develop serenity.
An overview of the causes and conditions we need to cultivate as the foundation for developing serenity.
Continuation on the ten paths of non-virtue as they relate to our modern age, focusing especially on the verbal non-virtues that are fostered online.