Teaching the auxiliary bodhisattva ethical restraints, covering those related to the far-reaching practice of fortitude.
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The final verses of Nagarjuna’s “Precious Garland,” summarizing his advice to all of us on how to live in line with the Dharma.
Creating a peaceful society starts with changing our own heart and mind. It starts inside and spreads outward to others, supporting others in creating peace.
Explanation of the qualities by which one can identify a suitable spiritual mentor, and how to relate to them after establishing a teacher-student relationship.
Teaching on the compatibility of dependent arising and emptiness.
Teaching on how everything depends on thought, and an explanation of the analogy of the rope and the snake that is often used to explain emptiness.
How to see ourselves as an illusion instead of buying into our usual distorted view of reality.
Teaching on extending the meditation on emptiness to things we own, and on the union of serenity and insight.
Reviewing the four-point analysis of the emptiness of the self and teaching on coarse and subtle selflessness.
Teaching on the auxiliary bodhisattva precepts related to the perfections of ethical conduct and fortitude.