Teaching on Chapter Five, breaking down what is meant by ‘statements of qualities’.
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A continuation of the teaching on the perfection of meditative stabilization, describing different objects on which to meditate.
What it’s like to be reborn in Amitabha’s Pure Land, Sukhavati.
Background on the bodhisattva Amitabha, rebirth in his pure land, and Amitabha practices across Buddhist traditions.
Teaching on the conditions and objects of focus for engaging in the far-reaching practice of meditative stability.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa covers advice for engaging in the comparison of phenomena, as per the methods taught in previous weeks.
How to generate the four immeasurables as part of the Amitabha practice.
Explanation of the Amitabha practice, beginning with taking refuge, in preparation for the Abbey’s upcoming winter retreat.
Compassion is an internal attitude that can be deliberately cultivated through practice. Reflection on bringing compassion into daily situations.
The way things appear to us is not the way they exist. To attain liberation and awakening the wisdom realizing how things and persons really exist is essential.