‘Dismantling Artificial Boundaries’: Concepts of nations, ‘self’ and ‘other’; developing great love and compassion and ‘without borders’ ultimate nature. ‘Four Dharmas of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day 8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xcz-yTHtj4g “Then the ‘path clarifies confusion’. First, meditating on impermanence, clarifies the confusion of fixating on this life. Meditating on karmic cause and effect, clarifies the confusion of wrong views. Meditating on the defects of samsara, clarifies the confusion of attachment to samsara. Meditating on loving-kindness and compassion, clarifies the confusion of the Hinayana vehicles.… Continue reading ‘Dismantling Artificial Boundaries’: Concepts of nations, ‘self’ and ‘other’; developing great love and compassion and ‘without borders’ ultimate nature. ‘Four Dharmas of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day 8)

Suffering is ‘ready and waiting to happen’: The three types of suffering, being a Dharma practitioner and ‘Dharma going on the Path’. ‘Four Dharmas of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day VII)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEP2ik9jv8U  “For the 'Dharma to go along with Dharma', month by month, and year by year, as you practice, your mental continuum will become softer and softer, your afflictions will get smaller and smaller. Not just from your thinking, but from your very depths, you will be able to accept defeat again and again. Your… Continue reading Suffering is ‘ready and waiting to happen’: The three types of suffering, being a Dharma practitioner and ‘Dharma going on the Path’. ‘Four Dharmas of Gampopa’ by 17th Karmapa (Day VII)