Teachings on Buddhist psychology given at Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle.
The Buddhist view of our thoughts and consciousness.
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.
How to be open-minded to develop patience and love. The importance of thinking about and applying the teachings in order to cultivate sharpness.
Overcoming laziness in order to practice Dharma. The importance of cultivating mental flexibility to strengthen meditative stabilization.