Continuation of Chapter 10, covering the section “The Division of Existents into Hidden Phenomena and Manifest Phenomena.”
Archive | May, 2018
The three levels of love, compassion, and total commitment, and the eight precepts of aspiring bodhicitta.
How recognizing the kindness of others develops a sense of closeness to them.
The antidotes to anger as the first step towards cultivating compassion for all sentient beings.
Explaining the analogy of cyclic existence as a bucket in a well, focusing on karma and self-grasping ignorance.
Comparing rebirth in cyclic existence to a bucket going up and down a well.
Review of the three levels of dependent arising and the role of conceptuality in mistaken appearances.
Continuing with Chapter 10, covering the section “The Division of Existents into Specifically Characterized Phenomena and Generally Characterized Phenomena.”
A reading from the first book of the multi-volume The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series. Reading of selected sections with commentary.
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how the role of monastics today is not much different than it was in times past.