Part of a series of talks on the bodhisattva ethical restraints given at Sravasti Abbey in 2012.
- Auxiliary vows 24-26 are to eliminate obstacles to the far-reaching practice of meditative stabilization. Abandon:
25. Not abandoning the five obscurations which hinder meditative stabilization: excitement and regret, harmful thought, sleep and dullness, desire, and doubt.
- The six causes of afflictions in the mind