A young student of the Dharma considers the nature of our relationships to one another.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
Beginning Chapter 6 “The Buddhist Syllogism” and covering the sections on argument form, elements of a syllogism, and correct signs.
Teaching on the five hindrances to meditative stabilization and the eight antidotes to cultivate to oppose them.
The Amitabha Buddha practice and what a pure land is. The benefits and the causes of being reborn in a pure land. The two levels of understanding a pure land.
Logic and reasoning can be used to guide our actions, make decisions and also test the validity of our thoughts and beliefs to arrive at more realistic views.
The differences between Buddhist mindfulness and secular mindfulness practices. The four establishments of mindfulness and the misconceptions they dispel.
When we can release our clinging and attachment there is more satisfaction and contentment in our lives, and it allows us to be of more benefit to others.
Commentary on Nagarjuna’s “Precious Garland” covering verses that give guidance on how to attain immediate and long term spiritual goals.
The origins of complaining. How to reflect on the kindness of others to counteract the complaining mind and develop more beneficial ways of interacting.
The are many ways to create virtue when we understand the principles of karma and how to use them in daily life.