Explanation of Lama Tsongkhapa’s prayer to be reborn in Amitabha’s pure land. The kinds of attitudes and actions needed to create the causes to be reborn there.
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A brief overview of the Amitabha practice including the purpose. Explanation of the meaning of prayers and how they challenge our usual way of thinking.
Zufluchtnahme, Erzeugen einer altruistischen Intention und die Vier Unermesslichen Bis ich vollends erwacht bin, nehme ich Zuflucht zu den Buddhas, zum Dharma
Guided meditation on the Vajrasattva purification practice.
What it means to purify nonvirtue and why it’s important. Overview of the Vajrasattva practice. The first of the four opponent powers, reliance.
Taking refuge, generating the altruistic intention, and the four immeasurables I take refuge until I have awakened in the Buddhas, the Dharma, and the Sangha.
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.