Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

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Others are as important as ourselves

Explanation of the first three points of the nine-point equalizing self and others meditation.

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Review of Chapter Six: Verses 40-42

Why being angry at others is inappropriate, because they are under the control of afflictions

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Review of Chapter Six: Verses 36-40

Developing fortitude in the face of harm and hardship using thought transformation verses.

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Review of Chapter Six: Verses 22-34

How anger arises due to causes and conditions, and how to use an understanding of…

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Review of Chapter Six: Verses 12-21

How we can use suffering and difficult situations to increase our compassion, instead of responding…

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Review of Chapter Six: Verses 1-11

The disadvantages of anger, and how to keep the mind from getting angry by protecting…

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The kindness of others

Continued explanation of the nine-point meditation on equalizing self and others with the three points…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

We are all equal

Explanation of the first three points of the nine-point meditation on equalizing self and others.

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Everyone wants happiness

Explanation of the nine-point equalizing self and other meditation, covering point 1, how everyone equally…

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Meditation on equanimity

An explanation of equanimity and its importance in developing bodhicitta including a guided meditation on…

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