Wheel of Sharp Weapons Retreat (Missoula 2013)

Teachings on the Wheel of Sharp Weapons by Dharmarakshita given at Osel Shen Phen Ling in Missoula in 2013.

Striking at the vital point

Why deities have wrathful forms, the practice of tonglen, and our obligation to help those who are suffering.

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Meaningful Dharma practice

What makes a bad companion, the importance of respecting Dharma objects, enduring hardships for the Dharma, and the importance of honesty.

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The importance of motivation

Why wrong views are stifling to our practice, the importance of maintaining our health to support our practice, and the effects of motivation.

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Ethical conduct and emptiness

An explanation of right livelihood, dangers of bragging about our qualities, and the importance of loyalty in repaying others' kindness.

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