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The wish to repay the kindness of all beings

The wish to repay the kindness of all beings

Part of a series of teachings on The Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience, a lamrim text by Panchen Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen, the first Panchen Lama.

  • Generating the wish to repay the kindness of all sentient beings who have been our kind mother
  • When we look at others it is our choice what we focus on, their negativities or kindness
  • Repaying the kindness of others is not doing what they want, we choose what is the most beneficial way to repay their kindness
  • The importance of making peace with our family of this life
  • The difference between general love and heart-warming love
  • Why we should wish others to not just have happiness, but also the causes of happiness

Easy Path 37: Repaying their kindness and love (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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