Explanation of the author’s homage and introduction of the text. What Dharma practice means and the importance of practice to bring about changes in our lives.
Archive | June, 2011
The afflictions are not the nature of the mind. Anger is just a moment, and we can work to counteract it.
Seeing kindness and repaying with a genuine wish to benefit. Give and let the giving be the satisfaction.
As children we were totally dependent on the kindness of others. Seeing that, we become appreciative and grateful: we cultivate loving kindness.
The differences between the Fundamental and Universal Vehicles, and a background to the root text.
A look at how emotions arise from within ourselves. We are not responsible for others’ emotions, but we are responsible for our own actions.
A look at what the mind is, followed by a discussion regarding how to relate to others in an authentic way.
Real spiritual practice is about transforming our minds and letting the teachings influence the way we actually live our lives.
A group of long-term retreatants discover that the Buddha’s system of ethical conduct in the vinaya is the best advice having successful retreat practice.
One nun’s path from being a householder with interest in Buddhism, to spiritual director of a Dharma center, to monastic ordination.