Spiritual advice on practical matters

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Part of a series of talks based on the book Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness, a commentary on Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland of Advice for a King. The weekend retreat was sponsored by the Jewel Heart Centrum Nijmegen in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

  • Commentary on verses 301 to 315
  • Listening to advice and giving advice in a skillful way
  • Generosity is the cause of wealth, stinginess is the cause of poverty
  • Seeing yourself realistically and accepting yourself for who you are
  • The benefits of generosity
  • How to use the good circumstances of this life
  • Questions
    • How can an animal be reborn as a human?
    • How can you decrease your attachment to material possessions?
    • What about making a lost of money so we can give it away?
    • Letting others know you are Buddhist

Spiritual wisdom for everyday life 01 (download)

Ven. Thubten Chödron: Practical Ethics and Wisdom. Part 2/5: Verses 301-315

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