Bodhisattva ethical restraints: Auxiliary vows 6-7

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Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints. The talks from January 3 through March 1, 2012 are concurrent with the 2011-2012 Vajrasattva winter retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Auxiliary vows 1-7 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of generosity and obstacles to the ethical discipline of gathering virtuous actions. Abandon:
    • 6. Not accepting gifts of money, gold, or other precious substances that others offer to you.

    • 7. Not giving the Dharma to those who desire it.

11 Bodhisattva Ethical Restraints: Auxiliary Precepts #6-7 2-14-12

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