Working with criticism

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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.

Though someone may deride and speak bad words
About you in a public gathering,
Looking on her as a spiritual teacher,
Bow to her with respect—
This is the practice of Bodhisattvas.

  • Looking at how the mind responds to criticism
  • Challenging the mind to react differently to criticism
  • Seeing those who criticize as teachers, pointing out faults to help us improve

SDD 15: Working with criticism (download)

06-08-14 Working with Criticism – SDD

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