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Chapter 1: Verses 2-3

A multi-part course based on Open Heart, Clear Mind given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from April 2007 to December 2008. You can also study the book in depth through the Sravasti Abbey Friends Education (SAFE) online learning program.

  • The promise to compose the text addresses the subject matter, the immediate purpose, the essential purpose and the connection of the three
  • The Dharma that is virtuous in the beginning, the middle and the end
  • The three qualities of a suitable vessel of the Dharma
  • Why the Dharma is said to be like the best wealth, a lamp, our best friend and the best path
  • Overview of the causes for upper rebirth and highest good

Precious Garland 02: Verses 2-3 (download)

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Albert Gerome Ramos was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has been incarcerated since 2005 and is currently enrolled in the North Carolina Field Minister Program. Upon graduation he plans to start programs that help incarcerated people with mental health issues, drug dependency, and those who struggle from childhood trauma. He is the author of the children's book Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness.

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