Speaking on the benefits of meditation on impermanence and teaching on six root afflictions that act as the causes of cyclic existence.
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Giving detailed instruction on how to meditate on one’s own death and reflecting on the defects of cyclic existence as an antidote to attachment.
Speaking on the benefits of study and reflection and going through the nine-point death meditation as an antidote to attachment to this life.
Teaching on how attachment to this life keeps us bound in samsara, exploring the eight worldly concerns, and answering questions from the audience.
Speaking on dependent arising and starting teachings on the first attachment that keeps us bound in samsara: attachment to this life.
Introducing the text ‘Parting from the Four Attachments’ and discussing key ideas in the Buddhist worldview, such as karma and rebirth.
How to identify our personal “Rules of the Universe” and their connection to the self-centered thought. And how cherishing others is a source of joy and peace.
Continuing from Chapter 8: “The Essence of a Meaningful Life”, covering “Taking the Essence of Our Precious Human Live” and “Eight Worldly Concerns”
Continuing from Chapter 8: “The Essence of a Meaningful Life” covering the section “Rare and Difficult to Attain”
A continuing series of Bodhisattva Breakfast Corner talks focusing on how to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.