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.
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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.
An interview covering the Buddhist perspective on death, helping others create good karma before death and die peacefully, ceremonies, and dealing with grief.
Response to a student’s request for re-visiting a previous conference talk she gave on healing after the suicide of a loved one.
Continued explanation of the prayer for the time of death from the Amitabha sadhana. Meditating on death to put our life in perspective.
An explanation of the prayer for the time of death. Through practice and familiarity with the death process it can be a positive experience.
Maintaining an awareness of death and impermanence brings energy to making our life meaningful and setting priorities.