Wanting to fix others

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Part of a series of talks regarding the influence that Dharma practice can have on family life, given at the Mid-America Buddhist Association workshop held in Augusta, Missouri on June 7-9, 2002.

Effectively helping others with bodhicitta

  • Honest versus apparent compassion
  • Being free of the expectations to solve others’ problems
  • Cultivating compassionate patience

DAF 02a: Helping others (download)

“Stickiness” of blood relationships

  • The mind’s construction
  • Understanding attachment
  • Helpful meditations

DAF 02b: Sticky relationships (download)

Changes in family relationships

  • Understanding impermanence
  • Reflecting on the effects of change
  • Gaining familiarity with impermanence

DAF 02c: Changing relationships (download)

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