How the mind is the main source of happiness not external situations. Transforming one’s perspective of situations changes the experience.
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When there is freedom from the eight worldly concerns there is room to create virtue and care about others.
The purpose of Dharma practice is to bring a sense of internal peace, well being and fulfillment. What it means to have a good foundation for Dharma practice.
How meditation on the value of a precious human life generates great enthusiasm for Dharma practice. The sixteen causes of a precious human life.
Developing self-confidence and appreciating our potential are the chief purposes of contemplating our precious human rebirth.
A personal account of how westerners met Tibetan Buddhist teachers, studied and practiced the Dharma in Asia and then brought Buddhist teachings to the West.
Equanimity for all beings is the foundation upon which bodhicitta is developed. How the bodhicitta motivation makes all activities worthwhile and meaningful.
A description of the refuge visualization for the Amitabha Buddha practice.
The perfections of fortitude, joyous effort, meditative stabilization, and wisdom.
The perfection of fortitude and how we can incorporate this into our daily practice.