With video BA5_59-70 we come to the second shila or discipline: the accumulation of positive actions. Here Rinpoche explains stanzas 59 to 70 of the Fifth Chapter of the Bodhicharyavatara, which are talking about giving up the attachment to our body and making it work for us in order to do more positive deeds for the long term benefit of all beings and ourselves.
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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. 182-185.
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