On Working with Afflictions

Learning to identify afflictions and apply the antidotes to calm the mind.

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On Working with Afflictions

A new friendship

A remarkable story of treating a drunken thief with dignity and compassion instead of responding…

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Getting back on track

Studying the Dharma can give us insight into how our self-imposed pain leads to more…

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On Working with Afflictions

Gasp! I was the angry person you were talking about!

Seeing our attachment to anger is the first step to transforming it.

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This hit home

Understanding affliction through an everyday example brings self-awareness and compassion.

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The stench of hatred

A story that illustrates how carrying anger in our hearts is a great burden.

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A vacation with anger

Realizing that anger is a habit and not an inherently existent part of the self…

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The Dharma works

It is freeing to realize that happiness does not depend on what material possessions we…

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