Celebrates the joy, privilege, and responsibility of Vajrasattva practice during Sravasti Abbey’s first Snows Retreat, which took place in 2014.
Series: Vajrasattva Winter Retreat (BBCorner 2014)
Responds to a listener’s queries on where to find BBC videos online and how best to carry out the Retreat from Afar.
Expresses appreciation for the time we have during the silent Winter Retreat to do analytical meditation on the nature of reality.
Addresses a query on how to work with difficult emotions and memories that arise during the Vajrasattva practice.
Encourages us to contemplate whether our beliefs and views about who we are and events in our lives are in line with the law of cause and effect.
Clarifies what the often misused word “karma” means in a Buddhist context.
Deciphers the difference between Dharma terms related to karma and illuminates how this understanding is important in our daily lives.
Shares how, on the basis of our ignorance misapprehending the nature of reality, our mind spins conceptions that spiral into our samsaric experience.
Responds to the question of how to deal with sexual energy in our spiritual practice.
Shares some of the pithy teachings by Lama Yeshe and ties them in with a story from an inmate about how to work with the self-centered mind.