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108 Verses: Verses 7-9

A multi-part course based on Open Heart, Clear Mind given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from April 2007 to December 2008. You can also study the book in depth through the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education (SAFE) online learning program.

  • Review of Verses 7-9
  • Compassion that focuses on the suffering aspect of sentient beings
  • The analogy of sentient beings as a bucket in a well
  • Compassion that focuses on the impermanent aspect of sentient beings
  • Compassion that focuses on the empty aspect of sentient beings

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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Albert Gerome Ramos was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has been incarcerated since 2005 and is currently enrolled in the North Carolina Field Minister Program. Upon graduation he plans to start programs that help incarcerated people with mental health issues, drug dependency, and those who struggle from childhood trauma. He is the author of the children's book Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness.