Review of precious human life

73 The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

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Part of an ongoing series of teachings (retreat and Friday) based on the book The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, second volume in “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion” series by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Venerable Thubten Chodron.

  • Developing self-confidence and appreciation for our potential
  • What to adopt and what to abandon
  • Contemplating the difficulty of having these favorable conditions
  • Eight freedoms, not being in a state conducive to practice
  • Rebirth in non human states, four states in a human rebirth
  • Imagining being in such states
  • Ten fortunes, five from self and five from others
  • Checking if we have each of these favorable conditions
  • Transmitted dharma, realized dharma
  • Turning the mind away from eight worldly concerns

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