Commentary on verses for training the mind to transform how adverse circumstances are viewed and turn them into the path.
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The four immeasurables—love, compassion, joy and equanimity—present a way to relate to other living beings that is healthy and beneficial.
The more we familiarize ourselves with the four immeasurable thoughts—love, compassion, joy and equanimity—the more they will arise naturally and spontaneously.
Continuing Chapter 11, explaining many factors that affect the result of karma and different perspectives on what karma ripens at the time of death.
Discussing Verses 11-16 on the importance of making ourselves into trustworthy people: in general and in the context of keeping our promise of bodhicitta
Refuting views that assert the elements of the body are the substantial cause of the mental defilements also the definition of the truth of suffering.
Through logical reasoning it is shown that the physical body cannot be the substantial cause of the mind.
Discussing Verses 2-10 of Chapter 4, which cover the disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
The logical refutations of incorrect ideas of how the mental afflictions and suffering arise and proving the correct causes.
How the sixteen aspects of the four truths contradict the sixteen distorted ideas.