The five faults and eight antidotes to developing serenity, according to Asanga and Maitreya.
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Six conditions for developing meditative stabilization, meditation posture. Physical pain during meditation and the mental reaction to physical pain.
A teaching on the five hindrances to concentration according to the Pali canon.
Qualities for counteracting laziness and developing joyous effort, and techniques to counteract tiredness and distraction during meditation.
Having an appreciation for joyous effort and showing interest in overcoming laziness.
How laziness interferes with Dharma practice. What it means to be kind to ourselves and not settling for the low-quality happiness of samsara.
Going through physical and mental hardships during our Dharma practice by cultivating patience.
Continuing with the explanation of the practice of non-retaliation, and the second type of fortitude of enduring suffering.
The types of beings to help and what help should we offer to them. Understanding anger and how to practice patience/fortitude when receiving harm.
The vision behind Sravasti Abbey, the benefits of living the monastic life, and using community life as a means to deepen practice.