How the five precepts guide how we live and relate to each other for the purpose of inner and outer peace.
Series: Exploring Monastic Life (2021)
How monastic precepts and community life are set up to help work with our afflictions and develop awareness of the effects of our actions.
The key factors that lead to having a happy mind as a monastic and living in harmony with others.
The meaning of sangha and the benefits of living in a monastic community.
How a long-term bodhicitta motivation is essential to sustaining ordained life and the importance of a strong Dharma foundation before starting tantra practice.
The importance of learning the Dharma with the right motivation.
The importance of taming our minds in relation to others we live with.
A question and answer session about Buddhist monasticism in the West.