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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Enough childish behavior!

Shantideva on giving up childish behavior and following in the steps of the wise

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Chants from the Chinese Tradition

Incense offering chant

The incense offering that opens monastic rites in the Chinese Buddhist tradition.

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Volume 3 Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

The power of afflictions and purification

Explaining the subtle levels of mind according to sutra and tantra, completing the section, "The…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Aggression, arrogance and grudges

How to work with our dominating, aggressive side that wants to get what we want…

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Pink clouds against a blue sky.
On Self-Worth

Gratitude for the Dharma

A. L. reflects on how prison has afforded her time to reflect on her spiritual…

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Gold colored sunset behind silhouette of trees.
Prison Poetry

Gathas for daily life

An incarcerated person is inspired by the writing of Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Hazy mountains behind a line of trees.
On Cultivating Wisdom

Dealing with difficult changes

A woman in prison uses a mind training prompt to deal with a difficult situation.

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