The meaning of sangha and the benefits of living in a monastic community.
Archive | July, 2021
Continuing teaching from Chapter 4, describing how six principal factors that cause afflictions to arise get us into trouble.
The key factors that lead to having a happy mind as a monastic and living in harmony with others.
How monastic precepts and community life are set up to help work with our afflictions and develop awareness of the effects of our actions.
How the five precepts guide how we live and relate to each other for the purpose of inner and outer peace.
Continuing teaching from Chapter 4, describing the order in which afflictions arise according to different tenet systems and factors that cause them to arise.
Discussing the various defects and disadvantages of anger, covering Verses 1 – 6 of Chapter 6
Further commentary on how empathy is important in being compassionate, how to develop empathy and convey it to others.
A guided meditation to make the mind more familiar and more habituated to the feeling of compassion.
Completing Chapter 3, covering five hindrances and beginning Chapter 4, describing how fear, anxiety and depression arise due to afflictions.