A reading from the first book of the multi-volume The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series. Reading of selected sections with commentary.
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Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how the role of monastics today is not much different than it was in times past.
Examples of objects that exist in mutual dependence on each other, such as cause/effect, agent/action/object, and object/sense faculty/sense consciousness.
Continuing with Chapter 10, covering the section “The Division of Existents into Ultimate Truths and Conventional Truths.”
Teaching on the three kinds of dependent arising and reviewing illusion-like appearance.
Continuing with Chapter 10, covering the section “The Division of Existents into Products and Nonproduced Phenomena.”
The Dalai Lama’s personal reflections on his daily practices. The benefits of reflecting on precious human life and doing daily glance meditations.
Bodhicitta—the aspiration for awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings—is the most noble intention we can have. Compassion is one of its chief causes.
Things and persons exist dependently but ignorance grasps them to exist independently. Overcoming obstacles to perfecting the bodhisattva practices.
The kinds of wisdom to be generated on the path. Developing meditative concentrations and superknowledges in order to benefit sentient beings.