Because we exist on a continuum we are experiencing the results of past actions and actively creating the causes for our experience in the future.
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The basic principles of karma and using them as a guide for actions and making choices. Transforming mental pain into the path.
When we have an awareness of karma we change our habitual ways of acting and thinking. We become more discerning about what to practice and abandon.
Imagining taking on all the suffering of others in order to destroy our own self-centred attitude, creating the space to be able to give expansively to others.
Examining our behaviors and attitudes in pursuing happiness in order to abandon mistaken ways and adopt those that are more effective.
Seeing self-centeredness and self-grasping as the source of our problems and counteracting them to find peace and be more beneficial for our self and others.
How to fit the practice of equanimity into our daily lives, and outlining the taking-and-giving meditation.
Exploring the meditation on the kindness of others, and various obstacles to compassion, including the mind of discouragement and unrealistic expectations.
When we find ourselves in difficult situations we can use the thought transformation teachings to weaken afflictive emotions and develop positive qualities.
A meditation on equanimity, in which we imagine those whom we currently find challenging in an entirely different and expansive light.