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Nine-point meditation for equalizing self and others

Nine-point meditation for equalizing self and others

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.

  • The difference between equanimity and equalizing self and others
  • Even on a conventional level, cherishing others brings benefits
  • Self-centeredness is a source of fear, suspicion and insecurity. Cherishing others is an antidote to these
  • The nine points to meditate on for equalizing self and others. The attitude that does not discriminate among others and does not discriminate between self and others

Easy Path 40: Equalizing self and others (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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