Covering the sections “The Buddha’s Life” and “Early Buddhist Schools” in Chapter 4.
Archive | January, 2019
What it means to take refuge in Buddhism.
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal leads the class through the first few comparisons of different kinds of consciousnesses in Exercise 12.1 on page 245.
The meaning of cherishing spiritual teachers.
The meaning of associating with bad friends.
Covering the section “Vehicles and Paths” in Chapter 4 on the different paths to awakening followed in the Pali and Sanskrit Buddhist traditions.
Covering the last section in Chapter 12 “Believing in Something That Is Not Real” and beginning Chapter 13 “Valid Cognition.”
How the eight worldly concerns distract us from practicing.
What cultivating seclusion towards disturbing distractions really means.
An update on the meditation pagoda constructed by the Buddhist study group at a corrections center in Washington State.