Courage in the face of harm

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Part of an ongoing series of teachings based on Shantideva’s classic text, “Bodhisattvacharyavatara”, often translated as “Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds.” Venerable Thubten Chodron also refers to the outline of the commentary by Gyaltsab Dharma Rinchen and the commentary by the Abbot Dragpa Gyaltsen.

  • Having an expanded aim to work for the benefit of all beings
  • Creating causes for attaining our spiritual aims
  • Developing the feeling of safety in ourselves
  • Getting acquainted with small harm prepares us for enduring greater harm
  • Discriminating between physical and mental pain
  • Overcoming self-centeredness by gradually working on anger
  • How imagining being able to endure harm helps us in our practice
  • Developing courage in the face of harm

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