Volume 2 The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Teachings on the four seals, reliable cognition, relating to a spiritual mentor, dying and rebirth, and karma.

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The Foundation of Buddhist Practice (2018-20)

Teachings on the second volume of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, on Buddhist theories of perception and the foundation stages of the Buddhist path.

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The Foundation of Buddhist Practice (Australia 2019)

Teachings on karma based on The Foundation of Buddhist Practice.

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Venerable Chodron teaches at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore.

The Foundation of Buddhist Practice (Singapore 2018)

Teachings based on The Foundation of Buddhist Practice given at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore in 2018.

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All Posts in Volume 2 The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

The path of the initial level practitioner

Teaching the concluding sections, covering "A Deeper Perspective on Causality" and 'The Path of the…

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The complexity of karma

Explaining accounts of karmic events that can be difficult to comprehend and describing the causes…

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Creating our future

Continuing the teaching on purifying destructive karma and explaining how we can make wise decisions…

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Purifying destructive karma

Teaching how to purify past destructive karma by practicing the four opponent powers: regret, antidote,…

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Imperceptible forms

Explaining imperceptible form, why different tenet schools describe that differently and describing the combinations of…

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Intention karma and intended karma

Teaching on intention karma and intended karma and explaining the views of different tenet systems.

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The workings of karma

Beginning Chapter 12, covering the sections on different ways of classifying out actions.

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Review of the 10 nonvirtuous actions

Reviewing Chapter 11, describing the ten nonvirtuous actions, factors that makes karma heavy and effect…

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Review of Chapter 10

Reviewing Chapter 10, discussing what is karma and the general characteristics of karma.

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Review of precious human life

Reviewing Chapter 8, discussing 8 freedoms and 10 fortunes required for a precious human life.

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Review of Chapter 7

Reviewing Chapter 7, leading a meditation on the nature of the mind and a discussion…

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