Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

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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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Everyone wants happiness

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

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Meditation on equanimity

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

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Wealth is suffering

How wealth causes suffering and that it is better to strive for the wealth of…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Isolation of body and mind

A review of verses 1-37 of Chapter 8, with discussion of the meaning and purpose…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

Giving up desire

How the cause of problems and pain is not the objects of attachment themselves, but…

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The disadvantages of samsara

Commentary on Shantideva's verses that point out the disadvantages of samsara, in order to develop…

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