Library of Wisdom and Compassion

Teachings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s commentary on the stages of the path for a Western audience.

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Karma in samsara and beyond

Completing teaching from Chapter 10, explaining the last two transcendental factors and covering the types…

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Review of feeling

Responding to questions comparing the transcendental factors and eleven virtuous mental factors and reviewing the…

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Concentration, knowledge & vision and disenchan...

Continuing teaching from Chapter 10, explaining the transcendental factors concentration, knowledge and vision, disenchantment and…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Transcendental dependent origination

Continuing teaching from Chapter 10, explaining the flow the transcendental dependent origination and covering faith,…

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Review of true duhkha

Reviewing Chapter 2, covering the sections related to true duhkha covering realms of existence and…

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The “Ye Dharma Dharani”

Starting teaching from Chapter 10, explaining "dharani" to describe how they cover different aspects of…

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Finding true happiness

Continuing teaching from Chapter 9, describing the way to investigate the source of true happiness…

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Benefits of meditating on the the 12 links

Commencing the teaching from Chapter 9 and describing the benefits of meditating on the 12…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Nagarjuna’s analysis of arising

Completing teaching from Chapter 8, explaining Nagarjuna's four-point analysis of arising.

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Ultimate nature of the twelve links

Continuing the teachings from Chapter 8, covering the section "The Ultimate Nature of the Twelve…

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Stages of the Path to Awakening Podcast

Like illusions

Teaching from Chapter 8, explaining why phenomena are "like illusions" but are not actually illusions.

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