The freedoms and fortunes of a precious human rebirth

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The text turns to how to progressively train the mind beginning with the exhortation to take full advantage of a rebirth that makes practicing the Dharma possible. Part of a series of teachings on the Gomchen Lamrim by Gomchen Ngawang Drakpa.

  • A human life is not a precious human life unless it has all 18 factors
  • The eight freedoms from circumstances that would make practicing the Dharma impossible
    • The four human states that prevent practicing the Dharma
    • The four non-human states that make practicing the Dharma impossible
  • The 10 fortunate circumstances needed to practice the Dharma
    • The five personal fortunes
    • The five fortunes from the side of society
  • How to meditate on the freedoms and fortunes
  • Meditating on the circumstances of a precious human rebirth makes you feel joyful and motivated to take advantage of this valuable opportunity

Gomchen Lamrim 08: The freedoms and fortunes of a precious human rebirth (download)

08 The Gomchen Lamrim 09-25-15

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