bodhicitta

Bodhicitta is the mind dedicated to attaining awakening for the benefit of all sentient beings. Included are explanations of bodhicitta, its advantages, and how to develop bodhicitta.

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Unhappiness fuels anger

Covering Verses 7-10 of Chapter 6, describing the evolution of how anger enters the mind,…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The defects of anger

Discussing the various defects and disadvantages of anger, covering Verses 1 - 6 of Chapter…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Putting the dharma into practice

Covering Chapter 5 Verses 100-109, discussing the advice to dedicate our merits for the welfare…

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Books

“Courageous Compassion”: Reading and com...

How to develop true compassion in order to benefit all sentient beings, no self-centered strings…

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Contentment and Happiness

Who’s responsible for my suffering?

How to create the causes for happiness by changing our perspective and actions.

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On Love, Compassion, and Bodhicitta

Transforming adversity into bodhicitta

The difficulties of the pandemic are a special challenge for those who are incarcerated.

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Review of Chapter 4

Venerable Khadro reviews Chapter 4, Verses 1 through 18, discussing the importance of keeping our…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Secondary misdeeds 33-46

Venerable Sangye Khadro continues the discussion of the secondary misdeeds covering twelve faulty actions that…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Secondary misdeeds 23-32

Venerable Sangye Khadro covers secondary misdeeds 23 through 32, including those posing obstacles to the…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Bodhisattva secondary misdeeds 10-22

Venerable Sangye Khadro continues her explanation of the bodhisattva vows, covering those relating to the…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Bodhisattva secondary misdeeds 1-9

Venerable Sangye Khadro discusses the four binding factors and the nine secondary misdeeds related to…

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