How to practice tonglen, the taking-and-giving meditation.
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The importance of serving others by practicing and preserving the Dharma, or in any other way that we can be of help to them.
The importance of learning to distinguish love from attachment so that we can share our love openly with all other beings.
The three levels of love, compassion, and total commitment, and the eight precepts of aspiring bodhicitta.
How recognizing the kindness of others develops a sense of closeness to them.
The antidotes to anger as the first step towards cultivating compassion for all sentient beings.
Explaining the analogy of cyclic existence as a bucket in a well, focusing on karma and self-grasping ignorance.
Comparing rebirth in cyclic existence to a bucket going up and down a well.
Bodhicitta—the aspiration for awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings—is the most noble intention we can have. Compassion is one of its chief causes.
Things and persons exist dependently but ignorance grasps them to exist independently. Overcoming obstacles to perfecting the bodhisattva practices.