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A general overview of the gradual path teachings with links to more specific teachings on each topic.
An easy to navigate outline of the “gradual path” teachings given at Dharma Friendship Foundation.
Do buddhas have emotions? Why do we feel low self-esteem and self-hatred? Finding peace through contemplative practices.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s foreword to ‘Open Heart, Clear Mind’ which “conveys a clear understanding of Buddhism … in easily comprehensible language.”
What taking refuge means, why we go for refuge in the Three Jewels, the qualities of the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha and how to relate to them.
Hear what people say about the book “Open Heart, Clear Mind.”
A practical step-by-step study guide to the Buddha’s teachings using the book Open Heart, Clear Mind.
An examination of the reason we take refuge, the things we have relied on in the past, and the wisdom of turning to the Three Jewels for refuge.
The balance of Dharma practice and individual action as a means to improve our society.
Aimed specifically at Dharma groups, the reasons for taking refuge and how to organize and lead a group on the path to taking refuge.