Precepts and distorted views

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A series of teachings given during the Chenrezig Retreat at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center in 2007. Teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion were also given during this retreat.


  • An inmate’s reflection on the five lay precepts
  • Preparation for precepts
  • Precepts and purification
  • Trying to circumvent precepts
  • Exploring negative reactions to teachings

Chenrezig Retreat 03 (download)

Distorted views

  • Absolutism and nihilism
  • Mental continuum and mere labeling
  • Actions’ ethical dimensions and karmic results
  • Power of virtuous aspirations
  • Everything has a cause
  • Why we neglect our aspirations

Chenrezig Retreat 04 (download)

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