Leading with a compassionate motivation

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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 316 to 338
  • Using resources generously to create virtue while you are alive
  • Qualities of suitable leaders and managers
  • Appointing kind and wise managers and officials
  • How to live a worldly life without compromising our Dharma principles
  • Dealing compassionately with wrongdoers
  • Questions
    • How can we respond without anger when we know people are cheating us
    • Dealing with separation from people we are attached to
    • Is there a karmic reason we are born to a certain family?
    • Why is cleaning so important in Buddhist traditions?

Spiritual wisdom for everyday life 02 (download)

Ven. Thubten Chödron: Practical Ethics and Wisdom. Part 4/5: Verses 316-338

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