Covering the section “Constructive Actions” and beginning the section “The Weight of Karma”.
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Continuing the commentary on Chapter 2, Verses 42-57: covering generating regret for negativities and seeking protection in the Buddhas and bodhisattvas.
Describing how the ten non-virtues can be distinguished from each other in terms of being intention, karmic paths, and/or afflictions.
Explaining the ten non-virtues, covering idle talk, and the three non-virtues of mind: covetousness, malice and wrong views.
Giving commentary to Verses 32-41, showing how reflecting on death can help clarify what is important in life and inspire us to practice the Dharma
How empathy is a core component of compassion, both in being able to feel compassion and to act skillfully on compassionate intentions.
Continuing the explanation of ten non-virtues, covering the third physical non-virtue and the first three verbal non-virtues.
A guided meditation for those who are grieving the death of a child.
Discussing what gets in the way of forgiving others and responsibility for our harmful actions
Teaching three mental non-virtues and the four branches required for a complete act of killing and stealing.