Covering Verses 14-18 of Chapter 5 ‘Guarding Introspection,’ discussing the perfections of joyous effort, concentration, and wisdom
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Venerable Sangye Khadro covers secondary misdeeds 23 through 32, including those posing obstacles to the development of joyous effort, concentration, and wisdom
Commentary on thought transformation verses on developing the far-reaching attitudes of fortitude, joyous effort, concentration and wisdom.
Nagarjuna’s analogies for the hindrances continued. Also advice on how to remove distracting thoughts.
How to structure a meditation session, including the six preliminary practices before meditation. Identifying the five hindrances to concentration.
A guided meditation on the Buddha and answers to questions on meditation.
Where serenity fits on the path to liberation, the three higher trainings of ethics, concentration, and wisdom. Also the conditions needed to generate serenity.
Instructions on walking meditation, the four immeasurables as aids to concentration, the breath as an object of concentration, and meditation postures.
Continuing from Chapter 8: “The Essence of a Meaningful Life”, covering “Taking the Essence of Our Precious Human Live” and “Eight Worldly Concerns”
Venerable Thubten Samten reviews chapter 9 of the book “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”