Mind and Mental Factors

A presentation of virtuous and nonvirtuous mental states according to Buddhist psychology.

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Buddhist Reasoning and Debate

The omnipresent mental factors

Venerable Sangye Khadro begins teaching on 'Mind and Mental Factors', giving an introduction, and covering…

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The secondary afflictions

Final teaching on the root afflictions and beginning explanation on the 20 secondary afflictions, with…

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Virtuous mental factors and root afflictions

Explanation of the last four virtuous mental factors and the first two root afflictions.

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The virtuous mental factors

An explanation of the first seven of the eleven virtuous mental factors and the benefits…

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Creating the causes of happiness

An overview of the six primary minds and 51 mental factors, and an explanation of…

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Three beneficial mental factors

Good ethical discipline is the basis of (1) respect for ourselves and (2) consideration for…

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Concealment, lethargy, laziness

How the afflictions related to ignorance impede spiritual progress and how to overcome them.

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Complacency, agitation

Teachings on the afflictions derived from attachment and antidotes to them.

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Wrath, vengeance, spite, jealousy

Summary of disturbing attitudes that arise from anger and specific antidotes.

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