How to go about our lives in a Dharma way.
Archive | May, 1991
How to set up the meditation session by doing the refuge visualization, contemplating the four immeasurables, and offering the seven-limb prayer.
Further instruction on how to make offerings, and a commentary on the third preparatory practice: sitting posture, taking refuge, and generating bodhicitta.
Instructions on the first two preparatory practices for a meditation session: (1) cleaning the room and setting up a shrine, and (2) making offerings.
An overview of topics such as the mind, rebirth, cyclic existence, and enlightenment, as an introduction for those not familiar with the Buddhist worldview.
Cultivating the qualities, attitudes, and motivations that make the student’s mind receptive and the teacher’s mind prepared for sharing the Dharma.