A series of talks based on Don’t Believe Everything You Think given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day starting in March 2013. The book is a commentary on The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas.
Even if someone broadcasts all kinds of unpleasant remarks
About you throughout the three thousand worlds,
In return, with a loving mind,
Speak of his good qualities—
This is the practice of Bodhisattvas.
- Recognizing attachment to reputation
- Examining the mind’s reaction to blame
- Antidotes to attachment to reputation and the anger that arises when it’s threatened
- The problems that arise from being a people pleaser
SDD 14: Facing blame (download)