Livelihood for monastics

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A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2008.

  • Activities and means of livelihood to be avoided by monastics
    • Stop searching for happiness outside, but within the mind instead
  • Danger of doing “magic”
  • Explanation of correct view for Dharma practice
  • Questions and answers
    • Not having a job
    • Offering services to a monastery to help it function
    • Bodhicitta in practical application

Exploring Monastic Life 2008: Session 6 (download)

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