With video BA5_18-22 Rinpoche explains stanzas 18 to 22 of the fifth chapter of the Bodhicharyavatara. Now that we understand that all negative things – the sources of our suffering and pain – as well as all positive things – the sources of our happiness, peace and liberation – both are our mind itself, it is important to train and guard the mind. Guarding the mind with mindfulness and vigilant introspection is the discipline and the practice of dharma.
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We are also studying the commentary transcript on Chapter 5, 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. 170-172.
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