How to meditate on coarse and subtle impermanence.
Series: Attributes of the Four Truths (BBCorner 2017)
A series of short talks on the 16 attributes of the four truths of the aryas given during the 2017 winter retreat at Sravasti Abbey.
How to meditate on the unsatisfactory conditions that characterize our existence in samsara.
How to identify our wrong views about a permanent, unitary, and independent person.
A teaching on the non-existence of the self-sufficient substantially existent person.
How our state of existence in samsara has a cause, it is not random.
Why the origins of cyclic existence are numerous, not singular, and how this helps us to generate renunciation
The importance of keeping in mind how our suffering is caused by our ignorance, afflictions, and karma, not an external cause.
How craving and karma function as conditions that create suffering in cyclic existence as well.
Venerable Thubten Chodron teaches on the first two attributes of true cessations.
Why nirvana is magnificent and definite emergence from cyclic existence.