In modern Western society, monastics support their communities in part by acting as the conscience of society, causing us to examine our everyday behaviors.
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How we can use the pandemic experience in a positive way, to change, develop talents, renew relationships and become more connected to others.
Covering Verses 5.34-45, discussing how we can use mindfulness and introspection to assess how we move through space and impact others with our body and speech
Covering Verses 31-35 of Chapter 5, discussing how mindfulness and introspection arise, and how to use them to monitor our actions of body, speech and mind
It is important to care for the environment we live in, not only for our own benefit but also for the benefit of all beings.
Covering Verses 19-30 of Chapter 5, discussing the reasons we must guard our mind and how the mental factors of mindfulness and introspective awareness help us
A look at the effects of the pandemic on individuals and society, how people have responded, changed and grown in beneficial ways.
How the third and fourth attributes of true duhkha counter the distorted conceptions.
How the fisrt and second attributes of true duhkha counter the distorted conceptions.
Beginning the section on the sixteen attributes of the four truths. Also explanation of the coarse and subtle forms of the four truths.