The Buddhist view of our thoughts and consciousness.
Series: Mind and Mental Factors (Teachings 1995-96)
A series of teachings on the Buddhist psychology of mind by Venerable Thubten Chodron given at Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle from January 1995 to April 1996.
The importance of paying more attention to the sensations of an experience than the feelings associated with it.
The subtleties of mental factors and their relation to karma.
The important characteristics of attention and aspiration mental factors.
What is mindfulness and how it plays an important role in study, meditation and ethical discipline.
Interplay between mental factors and correlation to lamrim for developing meditative stabilization and wisdom.
How confidence is important to progress on the path.
The importance of self-respect and treating others with kindness.
Cultivating non-attachment in order to relate to the world in a balanced way.
How to cultivate non-attachment yet not adopt aversion or repression.