The benefits of generosity as taught by Nagarjuna and what makes it a far-reaching practice.
Series: Taking Delight in Giving Retreat (Castle Rock 2009)
A series of teachings by Venerable Thubten Chodron on the far-reaching practice of generosity through commentary on Chapter 18 of Nagarjuna’s text, Treatise on the Middle Way, given March 21-22, 2009, at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center.
The disadvantages of miserliness and how to work through miserliness to develop generosity.
The characteristics of generosity and how to train the mind in giving.
The types of pure and impure giving and the motivations behind them.
Keeping our focus on the goal of enlightenment while enjoying the process of getting there, and how cultivating generosity overcomes afflictions.