Mind and Awareness

Teachings on different types of cognizers and mental states conducive for attaining awakening.

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Mind and Awareness

Divisions of selfless: Abstract composites

Description of types of objects that are produced which are neither form nor consciousness.

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Taking refuge

Old habitual reactions can be transformed by turning towards our practice.

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Divisions of selfless: Consciousness

What comprises the primary mind and mental factors that govern our actions and experience.

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Divisions of selfless: Forms

Summary of division of selfless related to appearances that we can perceive through senses and…

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Venerable Damcho, sitting outside, working on a laptop and smiling.
Mind and Mental Factors

Three beneficial mental factors

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

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A nun stands by a lake with open meadow and trees.
Mind and Mental Factors

Concealment, lethargy, laziness

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

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A nun stands by a lake with open meadow and trees.
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Complacency, agitation

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

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A nun stands by a lake with open meadow and trees.
Mind and Mental Factors

Wrath, vengeance, spite, jealousy

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

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