Venerable Thubten Tarpa teaches about attachment, aversion, generosity and ethical conduct.
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Review of verses from “The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas” that nudge our mind away from self-centeredness, changing our attitudes and actions.
The verses of “The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas” describe practices to transform the way we think and how we act toward others.
Training the mind to dedicate the merit of virtuous actions and spiritual practice. Dedicating with an attitude that focuses on others.
Practicing mindfulness of thoughts and feelings to act in accord with our values, apply the antidotes for afflictive emotions and to help those around us.
The role of mindfulness and introspective awareness in helping us work with our disturbing emotions.
Avoiding harsh words benefits our self, prevents harming others and fosters healthy relationships.
When we desire reward and respect we may manipulate others to get what we want. A discussion of the disadvantages of attachment and the antidotes.
We can transform the judgemental, critical mind that points out faults in others and relate to others in a positive, constructive way.
It’s not enough to talk about the Dharma we know, it’s about being a sincere Dharma practitioner. A practitioner faces their faults and acts to eliminate them.