Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 35-42

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Teachings on Dharmaraksita’s The Wheel-Weapon Mind Training at the Fall 2004 Manjushri Retreat at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center, September 10-19, 2004.

Verses 35-36

  • Experiencing environmental results like frost and hail due to causes
  • Expel no one from their homes
  • Keeping pure vows

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Verse 37

  • No ultimate security in samsara
  • Greedy mind
  • Understanding the cause of happiness

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Verse 38

  • Insulted for having an ugly body
  • Anger creates the cause to have an unattractive body

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Verses 39-40

  • How past life self-cherishing thoughts affect this life’s practice
  • Mind perpetually disturbed by afflictions
  • Pernicious views

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Verse 41

  • Mind is untamed despite spiritual practice
  • Interest in status and reputation in this life directs the mind to worldly happiness
  • Motivation differentiates what is Dharma and what is not

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Verse 42

  • Anxiety in the mind during practice
  • Form relationships carefully
  • Creating a relationship with a spiritual teacher

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