How to deal with afflictions

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A series of teachings by Venerable Sangye Khadro given during the Green Tara Retreat at Sravasti Abbey and offered on-line from July 3 to July 10, 2020. The teachings include talks on the Green Tara Practice and commentary on Chapter 9 of Shantideva’s Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds. During the talks Venerable Sangye Khadro refers to Notes On Green Tara Practice.

  • Managing our mind rather than managing the world
  • Steps to dealing with afflictive mental states
    • Recognizing them
    • Examining them
    • Applying the antidotes
    • Avoid being self-critical
    • Determing to work on them
  • Dealing with being ashamed of afflictive emotions
  • Guided meditation on investigating afflictive emotions
  • Questions and answers
    • What can you do when your mind becomes overwhelmed by emotion?
    • What is the meaning of exist in Buddhism?
    • What is the meaning of permanent in Buddhism?
    • Is emptiness permanent but still dependent?
    • How is a mental image permanent?
    • Why are conventional truths called truths if they are false?
13 Green Tara Retreat: How to Deal with Afflictions 07-09-20

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