Two weeks of travel in China followed by two weeks of retreat and teachings with four young Chinese students in 1994.
Archive | 1994
The advantages of taking precepts, how they can act as an antidote to low self-esteem which blocks progress on the spiritual path.
Buddha’s monastic precepts and their similarities to the Christian practice.
Concluding the teachings on the the eightfold noble path by looking at right effort, right view, and right thought.
Examining the eightfold noble path through right concentration and right effort.
I discussion and demonstration session about mandala offerings and how to offer the mandala.
Examining the eightfold noble path through mindfulness of body, feelings, mind, and phenomena.
Review of how to build the mandala, when and why the mandala is offered, and a discussion on ancient Indiana cosmology and the symbolism of the mandala.
Examining the eightfold noble path through right action and right livelihood.
Investigating the way things appear and how they actually exist.