Teachings on Buddhist psychology given at Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle.
Importance of cherishing the positive actions and how that strengthens mindfulness.
Developing deeper levels of compassion. Balanced state of mind in meditation when there is no need to apply antidotes.
How the afflictions such as attachment are concepts created by our mind.
Sharing personal experiences to highlight the importance of watching our mind.
How attachment keeps us in cyclic existence and ways to overcome that.
How wrong views and doubts keep us in cyclic existence.
How the mental factor of ignorance holds on to a solid self and analysis to see the real nature of self.
Examining our mind to identify wrong views.
Summary of disturbing attitudes that arise from anger and specific antidotes.
How to examine our mind when we hold a grudge.
Teachings on the afflictions derived from attachment and antidotes to them.
How the afflictions related to ignorance impede spiritual progress and how to overcome them.