The first teaching on the 46 auxiliary bodhisattva ethical restraints, covering the first six which help us in our practice of far-reaching generosity.
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Teaching the “Twenty-Verse Prayer,” focusing on verses of aspiration and dedication for self and others.
Examining our behaviors and attitudes in pursuing happiness in order to abandon mistaken ways and adopt those that are more effective.
Seeing self-centeredness and self-grasping as the source of our problems and counteracting them to find peace and be more beneficial for our self and others.
When we find ourselves in difficult situations we can use the thought transformation teachings to weaken afflictive emotions and develop positive qualities.
Practicing taking and giving challenges our usual ways of thinking and helps us develop a mind of generosity and compassion.
Karma and its effects explains the link between actions and experiences. By changing our mental states and actions we have the power to change our experiences.
A change in our motivation makes a big difference in how we relate to others. A motivation of kindness and compassion benefits others and makes us happier.
When we’re angry our view of the situation is an exaggeration. Looking at the situation more realistically helps to subvert anger.
Recognizing there are no benefits to anger. Counteracting angry states of mind by viewing others with compassion.