Chapter 6: Verses 98-111

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Part of a series of teachings on Chapter 6: “The Perfection of Patience” from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, organized by Pureland Marketing, Singapore.

  • Disadvantages of being attached to praise
  • Why we need people who disturb our happiness if we want to really practice the Dharma
  • How craving material possessions and respect keeps us bound in cyclic existence
  • Transforming anger at those who harm us or obstruct us getting merit
  • How our enemies give us the opportunity to practice fortitude
  • Why it makes sense to appreciate those who have no intent to benefit us
  • Questions and answers
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