Explanation of the Vajrasattva sadhana including the four opponent powers of purification and recitation of the mantra.
Series: Vajrasattva New Year's Retreat 2020-21
A series of teachings given during the New Year’s weekend Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.
Guided meditation on the Vajrasattva purification practice. Also an explanation on the purpose of purification and Vajrasattva practice.
Applying emptiness to view events the events of 2020 including the pandemic. The four opponent powers of purification in the Vajrasattva practice.
An discussion of the ten non-virtuous actions using examples from the news in 2020.
A question and answer session on the topic of guilt, shame and forgiveness as related to the practice of the four opponent powers.
Discussion of the non-virtues mentioned in the “Bodhisattvas’ Confession of Ethical Downfalls”. Also the need for self-acceptance in purification.
Different ways to relate to Vajrasattva and answers to questions on purification.