Continuing the commentary on verses 7 and 8 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa in Chapter 6
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Reviewing syllogisms and consequences as argument forms and discussing debate protocols and sets of the defender’s possible answers to challenger’s arguments
Continuing commentary on verses 3-6 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa in Chapter 6.
The six harmonies help people come together to create a spiritual community with the conditions conducive to spiritual practice.
The workings of karma including what karma ripens first, definite and indefinite karma, when karma ripens, projecting and completing karma, and purification.
Thinking about the long-term results of our actions helps us pause and think before we act. The three types of results due to intentional actions.
The factors that determine the weight of karmic imprints and the experiences they bring, both virtuous and nonvirtuous. Also karma and current ethical issues.
How understanding karma and it’s effects will help us to be more mindful of our thoughts, words and actions.
How cultivating compassion and living ethically create the foundation for a happy life.
A commentary on inspiring verses from Shantideva’s A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. Also how the Vajrayana is a branch of the Mahayana.