The french translation is not included except for part 5 + 6.
For several years Bodhicharya Belgium organized retreats with Rinpoche in Chimey in the Belgian countryside.
This time was a Tonglen retreat.
In part 1 – 4 Rinpoche gives an overview of Lojong mindtraining, to change your personality by working on fear and aversion, overcoming selfishness. He then gives a detailed description of the practice of Tonglen, breathing in all sufferings and pain of all beings, leaving them shining. Then feeling all this negativity eating into my ego, so my true ego comes out naturally like the sun, and rays touching all beings, transforming them.
Tonglen includes several practices:
– Facing fear and problems, developing courage to prepare for the worst
– Feeling the eradication of the negative and exercising the joyful, positive filling the universe
In part 5 – 7 someone gives a long speech in French with English translation, comparing Christianity with Mahayana Buddhism. Rinpoche then comments on some of the terms used, like sacrifice, divine love and sacredness.
In part 8 Q + A