With video teaching BA3_11-12 we come to the section of mind training, which is the second of the two preparations required in order to take hold of bodhichitta, the first being the 7-branch practice and refuge, which were discussed in the previous teachings. Here Rinpoche explains stanzas 11 and 12 of the third chapter of the Bodhicharyavatara. These two stanzas are about the actual mind training and why it is so important.
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The audio as well as the audio translations in different languages and the transcript of this teaching are all available on Chapter 3 page.
We are also studying the commentary transcript on Chapter 3, which you can download here and in the Library section. Further recommended reading: the commentary book by Kunzang Pelden (Khenpo Kunpal), The Nectar of Manjushri’s Speech, p. 125-128.
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