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Nature of Mind Is mind or matter more important? What is the difference between brain, mind and soul? Mind is intangible, free flowing. Important to understand because principal mind almost…

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4 characteristics of the First Noble Truth Impermanence, suffering, emptiness and selflessness are the four characteristics of the Truth of Suffering. Knowing impermanence forces us to confront our priorities in…

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Definitions of 4 Noble Truths and 4 aspects of 1st Noble Truth The Definition of second, third and fourth noble truths are given and the 4 aspects of the 1st…

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4 Aspects of Second Noble Truth The four aspects of the Second Noble Truth are: causes, conditions, growing and very growing, counteracting wrong views that suffering either has no cause,…

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4 aspects of the Third Noble Truths There are many wrong views about the cessation of suffering, like there is no state of liberation, or that liberation is temporary, or…

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Review of last year and preview of next Reincarnation is continuation, but not the same individual. You are responsible for yourself, lean, think, meditate together on each point. Motivate yourself…

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Wisdom and Compassion The purpose of meditation is not only to relax and calm down, but to challenge the addictive negative emotions. We need both wisdom and compassion. Wisdom challenges…

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Karma and continuation of life Suffering and joy has a lot to do with what our mind projects, depending on our perceptions and causes and conditions. Together that becomes karma….

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Causes and Conditions: Criteria of the Second Noble Truth Meditation helps health, and so does modern medicine. Use both wisely to overcome pain and addictions and their causes. We ourselves…

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Enlightenment is an Achievable Goal After love comes compassion. These are the motivational goals and fruits of precious bodhimind — the big, inclusive development toward which we focus our spiritual…

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Four Noble Truths Summary This talk sums up the Four Noble Truths all together, with more focus on suffering of death and how to die well and help others die…

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Motivation: the Key to Practice Buddhist practice begins with motivation. Setting a positive motivation makes a huge difference in our effectiveness in helping ourselves and others. Our motivation is a…

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Bringing Precious Bodhimind into Focus Developing unconditioned love and compassion for all sentient beings may seem an impossible task given the force of our negative attachments and habitual self-cherishing. Yet…

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Watching the Mind is the True Dharma Developing a sense of equality for “my” needs and “other people’s” needs is the first step toward developing precious bodhimind. Watching the mind…

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Analysis is Essential on the Spiritual Path To make the Buddhist path our own, we must analyze what we are told. Passively accepting statements at face value will not take…

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