Ethical conduct and compassion are the keys to happiness for ourselves and for all sentient beings.
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How a long-term bodhicitta motivation is essential to sustaining ordained life and the importance of a strong Dharma foundation before starting tantra practice.
The meaning of sangha and the benefits of living in a monastic community.
Continuing teaching from Chapter 4, describing how six principal factors that cause afflictions to arise get us into trouble.
The key factors that lead to having a happy mind as a monastic and living in harmony with others.
How monastic precepts and community life are set up to help work with our afflictions and develop awareness of the effects of our actions.
How the five precepts guide how we live and relate to each other for the purpose of inner and outer peace.
Continuing teaching from Chapter 4, describing the order in which afflictions arise according to different tenet systems and factors that cause them to arise.
Discussing the various defects and disadvantages of anger, covering Verses 1 – 6 of Chapter 6
Further commentary on how empathy is important in being compassionate, how to develop empathy and convey it to others.