Part 1 begins with the recitation of the “Four limitless ones” (the four immeasurables) together in English.
Rinpoche explains the causes of suffering.
Part 2 begins abruptly, the beginning is missing.
Rinpoche continues the teachings on suffering.
Part 3 begins with traditional Tibetan prayers. Topic is the practice of Tonglen.
In all three parts there is a short break around min 47, because of the digitalizing of the original audio tapes.
The dates of the teachings are only approximate.