A question and answer session on the topic of guilt, shame and forgiveness as related to the practice of the four opponent powers.
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Discussing what gets in the way of forgiving others and responsibility for our harmful actions
Explaining the four opponent powers of purification, and encouraging us to take responsibility for our actions in a way that frees us from guilt and anger.
Continuing with the Gift of Forgiveness retreat, discussing various stories of forgiveness to illustrate the disadvantages of anger and the power of forgiveness
Leading a question and answer session and exploring how to understand our disturbing emotions so that we can overcome them.
Beginning the Gift of Forgiveness retreat, discussing the disadvantages of anger, overcoming a culture of retaliation, and understanding what forgiveness means.
Continuing Chapter 12, covering the sections “Consumerism and the Environment,” “The World of Business and Finance,” and “Media and the Arts”.
Continuing commentary on verses 3-6 of the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Geshe Langri Tangpa in Chapter 6.
Recognizing the harmfulness of anger. Training the mind to see situations in a different way to work with anger. Using antidotes to work with criticism.
How an optimistic attitude is important in maintaining compassion. A look at different ways to understand, and work with, our emotions.