“Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps”

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A talk based on the book Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps, the fourth volume of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a series coauthored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the stages of the Buddhist path. The talk was given at the Than Siang Temple in Penang, Malaysia.

  • The importance of motivation in Dharma practice
  • The four truths and the Buddhist world view
  • Motivation for making offerings and doing prostrations
  • Using visualization when chanting Amituofo
  • Motivation and mindfulness practice
  • Question and answer
    • What kind of meditation can busy working adults practice?
    • What are the verses for offering food at meals?
    • Are there two ways to realize emptiness?

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