Giving up attachment

94 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds

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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.

  • Verse 1: Attachment and aversion disrupt our mind and meditation
  • Verse 2: Separating from the eight worldly concerns
  • The story of the strawberry and the cliff
  • Relationships are better without attachment
  • Verse 3: Giving up attachment doesn’t mean giving up connecting with people
  • Meditating on impermanence
  • We want nirvana and our attachments at the same time

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