Chapter 6: Verses 66-86

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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.

  • Stopping anger through fortitude that is indifferent to harm
  • Strive to do actions with a kind motivation and loving thoughts
  • The benefits of fortitude
  • Developing courage in the face of hardship
  • Stopping anger at the good done to our enemies
  • Disadvantages of jealousy and benefits of rejoicing in others’ being praised
  • Wishing all beings to be happy and attain full awakening, we should rejoice when others find worldly happiness
  • Our anger and jealousy destroy our bodhicitta, the principal cause for awakening
  • Through our anger we destroy causes of our own happiness
  • How competing for virtue is non-virtuous
  • Questions and answers
12-11-13 Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Chapter 6, Verses 66 to 86

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