Beginning Chapter 2 “Purifying Negativities” with verses on making offerings to buddhas and bodhisattvas with things found in nature (Verses 1.34-2.6)
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Giving commentary to Verses 15-23, explaining 8 guidelines that keep bodhicitta from degrading and teaching on the benefits of aspiring and engaging bodhicitta
Teaching from the sections “Other Life Forms” and “Fear or Hope at Death?” in Chapter 9.
Finishing teaching on the ten fortunes of a precious human life and explaining why bodhicitta is so powerful (Verses 1.4–1.7).
Speaking on the importance of seeing sentient beings as precious and teaching on ten nonvirtues and three types of suffering
A Christian pastor and Buddhist nun discuss gun violence prevention and promoting nonviolence from the perspective of their spiritual traditions.
Finishing Chapter 8 and beginning Chapter 9 “Looking Beyond This Life”, covering sections “Gross and Subtle Impermanence” and “Learning from Our Own Mortality”.
Teaching on how to prepare ourselves for death, on the five powers, and answering questions from the audience.
Teaching on how attachment to this life keeps us bound in samsara, exploring the eight worldly concerns, and answering questions from the audience.
Instruction on parting from the four attachments by Nubpa Rigdzin Drak (bilingual-Tibetan/English).