An explanation of what the Buddhist Day of Miracles is and how to observe it.
Archive | February, 2010
How to imagine emptiness during self-generation practice in the Tara sadhana.
The benefit of praising others and how to receive praise in accordance with the Bodhisattva vows.
The difference between definitive and interpretable teachings and the method for negating a gross misconception of a permanent, partless, independent self.
Examples of mutual dependency: in an act of generosity, the agent, action, object and recipient are all mutually dependent.
Examining how things arise in mutual dependence on each other is another way of understanding dependence.
There are three criteria to use to judge whether something exists conventionally, i.e., whether it can be the proper basis for a label.
In looking at the food offering we can see how things change and that we can have multiple labels for the same thing.
We can develop the wisdom and method sides of the path by contemplating the causes of receiving the food that we eat.
Self-acceptance comes from having compassion for ourselves, differentiating the person from the actions that we have done.