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Teaching from the last section “Powa, Transference of Consciousness”, in Chapter 9.
An interview on what it means to have compassion for ourselves, opening our heart to others, and accepting ourselves in the present while practicing to improve.
Beginning Chapter 2 “Purifying Negativities” with verses on making offerings to buddhas and bodhisattvas with things found in nature (Verses 1.34-2.6)
Contiuing the section “Helping Ourselves and Others at the Time of Death” and explaining which practices to do during the death process.
Answering questions and teaching on Verses 1.24-1.33 on the vast merits that come from generating bodhicitta.
Teaching from the section “The Death Process” and starting the section “Helping Ourselves and Others at the Time of Death” in Chapter 9.
Giving commentary to Verses 15-23, explaining 8 guidelines that keep bodhicitta from degrading and teaching on the benefits of aspiring and engaging bodhicitta
What it means to have self-compassion and how it helps to cultivate compassion for others. The three components of self-compassion.
Teaching from the sections “Other Life Forms” and “Fear or Hope at Death?” in Chapter 9.