anger

Teachings on the mental affliction of anger, including its causes, disadvantages, and antidotes.

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Rashika laughing while cooking in the Sravasti Abbey kitchen with Venerable Penne.
On Cultivating Virtue

Revoking anger’s “Get out of trouble free” card

Anger can make us impulsive, making us feel out of control. A simple meditation shows…

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Volume 3 Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

Excellent qualities can be cultivated limitlessly

Continuing teaching from Chapter 12, explaining how it it is possible to develop positive mental…

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On Working with Afflictions

Invasive weeds of the mind

Venerable Dekyi compares working in the Abbey's gardens to cultivating the wisdom and compassion of…

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on working with fear and anger

A guided meditation on how to work with fear and anger to respond more effectively…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Pleasing sentient beings

Reading Verses 131-134 of Chapter 6, explaining what it means to please sentient beings and…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Retaliation

Covering Verses 122-132 from Chapter 6, exploring various reasons why retaliation against those who harm…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The meaning of compassion

As commentary to Verses 116-122 of Chapter 6, emphasizing the importance of cherishing sentient beings…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Respecting sentient beings

Giving commentary to Verses 113-116, elaborating on why we should cherish and respect sentient beings…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Cherishing our enemies

Covering Verses 104-112 of Chapter 6 "Patience" and exploring various reasonings for why we should…

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Love and Self-esteem

The path to self-acceptance

Learn to let go of unrealistic expectations and develop good qualities by practicing self-acceptance and…

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