How to practice tonglen, the taking-and-giving meditation.
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Working on our anger and our judgmental minds in order to be able to see other beings as wish-fulfilling jewels.
Beginning a commentary to Geshe Langri Tangpa’s “Eight Verses of Thought Transformation,” the importance of developing a bodhicitta motivation.
Things and persons exist dependently but ignorance grasps them to exist independently. Overcoming obstacles to perfecting the bodhisattva practices.
Mere designation by term and concept is the subtlest meaning of dependent arising. How Dharma practice is determined by motivation.
What it means to repay the kindness of others. How phenomena are empty and exist conventionally. The three levels of dependent arising.
The conventional and ultimate nature of the mind. How phenomena exist in relationship to the mind. By opting out of anger and grudges one finds more peace.
All living beings desire security and stability. How can we, as Buddhists, reconcile this need with our understanding of impermanence?
Using reasoning to develop confidence that nirvana and awakening are possible. The factors that make liberation possible. The different kinds of nirvana.
How eliminating the fault of false conceptualization prevents the arising of afflictions. The emptiness of male and female gender.