The advantages of observing the higher training in ethical conduct, advice for keeping our ethics well, and the disadvantages of observing ethics.
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The distinction between liberation and enlightenment and what kind of body and what path to follow to break out of cyclic existence.
What happens to the consciousnesses as we die, the bardo, and how rebirth occurs.
How a person goes from the bardo into the next rebirth. Why the time of death can be an excellent time to practice the Dharma.
Why death occurs, how important it is to clear up our relationships with others now, helping the dying what to do after death has occurred.
How our afflictions cause conflict, ruin our ethical behavior, and create negative karma.
How we pay attention to something affects how we experience it. Considering the many factors that are involved in our experiences.
How wrong friends, the media, and the force of habit can stir up our afflictions and cause us to create negative karma. The importance of guarding our senses.
Examining how the afflictions arise in our day-to-day lives so that we can loosen our habitual ways of reacting to external stimuli.
Continuing the explanation of the secondary afflictions and the importance of recognizing them in daily life in order to apply the proper antidotes.