Eight verses of thought transformation: Verses 1-3

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Part of a series of talks given during a two-day retreat on Cultivating a Compassionate Heart: The Yoga Method of Chenrezig at Menla Center in Phoenicia, New York, April 21-22, 2007.

  • Understanding our interdependence on other sentient beings
  • Reducing our aversion to unpleasant situations or sentient beings by changing our mind-set
  • Seeing other sentient beings as crucial to our enlightenment
  • Reducing our attachment to pleasant situations or people by changing our mind-set
  • Being mindful of our values, precepts, and behavior
  • Confronting and averting wrongful thoughts immediately
  • The text can be found here: Eight Verses of Thought Transformation

Menla 05: Eight Verses of Thought Transformation, part 2 (download)

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