The importance of not wasting our time on things that don’t matter, and cultivating a mind that is clean and clear in our direction.
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Developing a wisdom fear of death and cultivating a mind that makes use of our life.
Making aspirations to be reborn in Amitabha’s pure land, to receive teachings there, and understand them in order to develop the abilities to benefit others.
Venerable Chonyi examines some of the ways a friend can be of help when a family is facing loss.
A student considers the teachings on how to confront mortality.
The Amitabha Buddha practice and what a pure land is. The benefits and the causes of being reborn in a pure land. The two levels of understanding a pure land.
An overview of the path to awakening highlighting important points. How the lamrim system provides a framework for all the topics in the Dharma teachings.
Using reasoning to establish confidence in the continuity of the mind and rebirth. How to live and practice to attain a good rebirth and meet the Dharma.
How mindfulness of death and impermanence provides motivation to practice the Dharma, and why we need reasoning and logic as part of our spiritual practice.
Introduction to the text with an explanation of why we would want to study debate.