Commentary on verses that cover subduing anger and abandoning attachment.
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Teaching from Chapter 11, describing in which life time karma ripens based on different factors and benefits of reflecting on karma.
Continuing the teachings from Chapter 11, finishing section “The ripening of karmic seeds” and starting section “Definite and indefinite karma”.
Commentary on verses for training the mind to transform how adverse circumstances are viewed and turn them into the path.
The four immeasurables—love, compassion, joy and equanimity—present a way to relate to other living beings that is healthy and beneficial.
Continuing Chapter 11, explaining many factors that affect the result of karma and different perspectives on what karma ripens at the time of death.
Discussing Verses 11-16 on the importance of making ourselves into trustworthy people: in general and in the context of keeping our promise of bodhicitta
Discussing Verses 2-10 of Chapter 4, which cover the disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
Continuing the teaching on the results of karma and explaining the verses from Precious Garland.
Reviewing Chapter 3 on bodhicitta and beginning Chapter 4 on conscientiousness, covering Verse 1.