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A brief overview of how Buddhist monastic traditions spread and adapt to new cultures.
A Catholic nun’s perspective on world monastic traditions and her own spiritual journey.
Knowing about the qualities and skills of a Buddha’s body and speech can aid us in our daily practice.
The Buddha’s teachings are a reliable guide for our spiritual path.
Why take refuge? The meaning of refuge, the objects of refuge, and the relevance of taking refuge.
An in-depth look at the lower realms, the causes for rebirth there, and the benefits of contemplating them.
Explanation of the gross and subtle impermanence, and followed by detailed instruction on how to meditate on our own and others’ deaths.
Understanding the importance of contemplating death for the Buddhist practitioner, using the nine-step meditation on death.
Learning to counter attachment to the eight worldly concerns by examining the 10 innermost jewels of the Kadam tradition.
Considering the disadvantages of not thinking about death motivates us to make use of this precious human life and not waste our potential on worldly concerns.