Mindfulness and antidotes to hindrances

Chapter 8-9

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Part of a series of teachings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s book titled How to See Yourself as You Really Are at Sravasti Abbey in 2015.

  • Reflecting on the kindness of others as part of our motivation
  • Repaying the kindness of others by:
    • Refraining from destructive actions
    • Doing our spiritual practice to clear up any obstacles to benefiting others
  • Chapter 9
    • Laxity and excitement
    • Length of the session
    • Mindfulness and introspection
  • Questions and answers
    • Whether antidotes can be the object of meditation
    • Thinking about people who have harmed others
    • Our relationship to the media
    • Purification meditations with the Buddha
    • How to develop mindfulness in daily life
    • Introspective awareness vs. self-judgement
    • Keeping a balanced mind
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