How the last two of the six far-reaching practices lead to the abilities used to benefit others.
Series: Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience (Teachings 2014-15)
A series of teachings on The Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience, a lamrim text by Panchen Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen, the first Panchen Lama. Each teaching begins with a short guided meditation on the lamrim topic of the week, followed by a commentary to the text. A great resource for beginners and more experienced Dharma students.
The four ways to gather disciples out of a sincere wish to benefit them. The start of the section on cultivating meditative serenity.
Two meditations to develop equanimity, an attitude of equal care and concern for all sentient beings. Without equanimity the mind is like a roller coaster.
Kindness is all around us and we can condition ourselves to see it in every single being through reflection and meditation. Then a wish to repay it arises.
Concluding the seven-point cause and effect method to cultivate bodhicitta with guided meditations on love, compassion, the great resolve and bodhicitta.
Generating bodhicitta through the meditations on equalizing and exchanging self and others.
Counteracting the five faults that interfere with developing meditative serenity by using the appropriate antidotes.
How to recognize the object of negation, the inherently existent self, and analyze whether it exists as it appears. The first two points of the meditation.
Using the four point analysis to meditate on the emptiness of persons and phenomena.
The conclusion of the teaching series with a broad overview of all the stages of the path. How to bring the overview of the lamrim into your practice.