Ethical discipline is key to developing inner peace.
Archive | June, 2006
Monastics from different traditions practicing in the West discuss aspects of training, precepts, community life, and relating to the laity.
Advice on doing the prostrations practice: dealing with difficulties and strong emotions that arise during the practice.
Examining the role of monastics in Western culture, especially as torch-bearers of the Dharma.
An inmate shares the impact of taking the bodhisattva vows on his Dharma practice.
How to use the understanding of dependence on causes and conditions, parts and mental labeling to generate bodhicitta.
An inmate reflects on refuge and the insights he has developed through practice.
Importance of persisting through hearing, thinking, and meditating until we see and feel how our mind works.
How understanding things exist dependently provides us freedom to act without afflictions and cultivate compassion.
Generating compassion by seeing things as not inherently existing and changing how we act with an open mind.