37 Practices of a Bodhisattva – Workshop 10
This series includes an in-depth commentary on each of the 37 practices and how to implement them in your life. Recorded during a 2006 retreat at Mt. Baldy.


Part 10a – Practices 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 Download

Reflection Questions: What makes the ‘six perfections’ perfections? In other words, what makes a generous act the perfection of generosity? (verses 25 – 30), How can you explain something without using an explanation? (verses 25 – 30), Is the order of the six perfections important? (verses 25 – 30), What quality permeates the perfections? (verses 25 – 30)

Part 10b – Practices 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 (continued) Download

Reflection Questions: What does it mean to be ‘completely free of irritation or resentment’? (verse 27), What does it mean to ‘pour your energy into practice’? (verse 28), [Note: Due to technical difficulties, there is gap at this point in the recording.] What do insight, stillness, and stability refer to? (verse 29), What does it mean to be “free of the three domains”? (verse 30). Comments on the Bodhisattva Vow including the vow as intention, the vow as will, commitments at the level of intention and commitments at the level of will.