Stages of the Path

Lamrim teachings provide a step-by-step approach to practicing the entire path to awakening.

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Stages of the Path

Reliance on a teacher

Explaining the benefits of reliance and the faults of improper reliance in relation to the…

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Stages of the Path

The way to rely on a teacher

Leading a guided meditation on relating to a spiritual teacher in a healthy, realistic way…

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Stages of the Path

How to see the spiritual mentor

Explaining the characteristics of a student and describing how to develop faith and three ways…

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Stages of the Path

The importance of a teacher

Explaining the qualities of a spiritual mentor, continuing the teaching from Chapter 4.

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Stages of the Path

How to explain the Dharma

Continuing teaching from Chapter 3, explaining the benefits of teaching the dharma and the proper…

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Stages of the Path

How to approach the Dharma

Explaining giving up the three faults of a vessel and relying on the six perceptions,…

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Stages of the Path

The greatness of the Dharma

Explaining the greatness of the dharma from Chapter 2 and describing the benefits of listening…

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Stages of the Path

The roadmap to enlightenment

Covering Chapter 1, "Greatness of the Author" and beginning Chapter 2, "Greatness of the Dharma"

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Stages of the Path

Introduction to the Four Establishments of Mindfulness

The importance of learning the Four Establishments, an overview of them, and a meditation on…

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Three Principal Aspects of the Path

Lama TsongKhapa Day talk

Celebrating Lama Tsongkhapa Day by taking inspiration from his life and teachings.

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Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience

The perfection of concentration

A teaching on concentration, including meditation instructions. The perfection of wisdom is introduced with an…

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Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience

Patience and joyous action

More on the perfection of patience and a teaching on the last three perfections: joyous…

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