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Four seals, obstacles, and enemies of bodhicitta

Four seals, obstacles, and enemies of bodhicitta

Part of a series of teachings on the tenet systems given at Sravasti Abbey in 2008. The root text of the teachings is Presentation of Tenets written by Gon-chok-jik-may-wang-bo.

  • Four seals as fixed and true in every respect, throughout time, for everyone
  • The obstacle to achieving 100% happiness
  • How to eliminate ignorance, the “cruel boss”
  • Worst enemy of bodhicitta is anger
  • Story of a Tibetan geshe

Geshe Damdul Tenets 03 (download)

Geshe Dorji Damdul

Geshe Dorji Damdul is a distinguished Buddhist scholar whose interest lies in the relation between Buddhism and science, especially in physics. Geshe-la participated in several conferences on Buddhism and science, Mind and Life Institute meetings, and dialogues between His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama and Western scientists. He has been official translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama since 2005 and is currently director of Tibet House, the Cultural Centre of H.H. the Dalai Lama, based in New Delhi, India. Geshe-la gives regular lectures at Tibet House and many universities and institutes. He travels widely within India and abroad to teach Buddhist philosophy, psychology, logic and practice.