Volume 1 Approaching the Buddhist Path

A framework for the modern reader starting with the universal human wish for happiness and the nature of the mind.

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Approaching the Buddhist Path (2018-19)

Extensive commentary given at Sravasti Abbey on Volume 1 of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, Approaching the Buddhist Path.

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Working in the World with Wisdom and Compassion (Germany 2018)

Teachings based on Approaching the Buddhist Path given during a retreat at Semkye Ling Retreat Centre in Schneverdingen, Germany.

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Approaching the Buddhist Path

An overview of and short reading from "Approaching the Buddhist Path," Volume 1 of The…

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Review of chapters 10 and 11

Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews chapters 10 and 11 from the book "Approaching the Buddhist Path."

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Review of chapter 9

Venerable Thubten Samten reviews chapter 9 of the book “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”

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Review of chapters 6 and 7

Venerable Thubten Lamsel reviews Chapters 6 and 7 of “Approaching the Buddhist Path".

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Review of chapters 4 and 5

Venerable Thubten Jampa reviews chapters 4 and 5 of the book “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”

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Concluding teaching

Finishing Chapter 12 and concluding teaching “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”

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Consumerism and the environment

Continuing Chapter 12, covering the sections "Consumerism and the Environment," "The World of Business and…

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Engaged Buddhism and political involvement

Continuing Chapter 12, covering the sections “Using Diverse Methods to Benefit Others” and “Engaged Buddhism…

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Working in the world

Beginning Chapter 12 "Working in the World," covering the sections "Good Health and Dealing with…

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Willingness to undergo hardship

Finishing Chapter 11, by covering the sections “Willingness to Undergo Hardship,” “Keeping a Happy Mind,”…

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Gradual progress and cultivating bodhicitta

Covering the sections "Gradual Progress" and "Cultivating Bodhicitta" from Chapter 11, where the Dalai Lama…

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