How we use our life to create the causes for our future experience and the importance of purification and creating virtue.
Archive | December, 2010
Teachings from Shantideva’s text continue with ways to generate regret, through the contemplation of death and impermanence, for harmful actions we have done.
Restoring the relationship with holy and ordinary beings starts with recognizing the harm we’ve done and transforming the way we engage with others.
A review of the mindfulness of the body, how meditating on the body leads to a more realistic view of it and decreases our attachment.
Purifying karma created in relation to special objects such as the Three Jewels, spiritual mentors, and parents; as well as how death motivates purification.
Discovering what truly gives our life purpose by setting a motivation that equals our potential.
How practicing the White Tara sadhana can purify negativities that can cause untimely death.
Explanation of Vajrasattva’s mantra, the meaning of purification, and instruction on the general confession.
Meditation to investigate what it means to blame, its effect on our lives, and ways to see ourselves and others without the hindrance of blame.
Body awareness and breathing meditation, followed by recitation of the refuge prayer and a look at what it means to take refuge.