Using the analogy of the Three Jewels as doctor, medicine and nurses for taking refuge. How keeping the five lay precepts can make our life go better.
Tag Archives | Russian (Русский язык)
Because we exist on a continuum we are experiencing the results of past actions and actively creating the causes for our experience in the future.
Continued explanation of the prayer for the time of death from the Amitabha sadhana. Meditating on death to put our life in perspective.
An explanation of the prayer for the time of death. Through practice and familiarity with the death process it can be a positive experience.
Explanation of the aspiration section of the Amitabha practice. Making kindness our default mode in approaching others.
Explanation of the visualization and purification during the mantra recitation. Continuation of the disadvantages of the eight worldly concerns.
Explanation and demonstration of the Amitabha Buddha chanting. The meaning of the chants, their purpose and visualization during the chants.
Introduction to the meditation on Amitabha Buddha. The benefit of being reborn in a pure land. Preventing worldly concerns from sneaking into Dharma practice.
The basic principles of karma and using them as a guide for actions and making choices. Transforming mental pain into the path.
When we have an awareness of karma we change our habitual ways of acting and thinking. We become more discerning about what to practice and abandon.