The beginning of a commentary on quotations by the Kadam masters, starting with a teaching on selflessness.
Series: Wisdom of the Kadam Masters (BBCorner 2016-17)
A series of short talks (BBCorner 2016-2017) on a set of verses from the text Wisdom of the Kadam Masters. Transcript available for each talk.
Why selflessness is the best teaching, and practical ways we can begin to meditate on emptiness.
More practical ways we can meditate on selflessness in our daily lives.
The right attitude to hold when training the mind.
The first three causes of afflictions (the seed, the object, and inappropriate attention) and how to work with them.
How we can be influenced by worldly friends who take us away from our Dharma practice.
Thoughts on how the media causes our afflictions to arise.
How to transform the way we watch media by turning it into a meditation on karma.
How to identify and work with our habitual afflictions instead of running on automatic.
The antidotes to attachment. The community shares examples of how attachment has caused problems in their lives.