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Lama Tenpa Eight Verses on Mind Training (Video Download)
Lama Tenpa Eight Verses on Mind Training (Video Download)
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Small screen downloadable video. Meant for phones, tablets, laptops and computer monitors up to about 23". Not meant for large screen TVs. See notes below on downloading and on download times.

Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen provides commentary on The Eight Verses on Mind Training, a concise and profound teaching on Lojong or mind training. In five talks, Lama Tenpa repeatedly challenges our views and understanding, unpacking the genuine meaning and practice of mind training, bodhicitta, compassion, and love. He emphasizes the importance of commitment as an element of bodhicitta – what it really means to be a Bodhisattva, what it really means to be fearless and not give up, no matter how difficult the situations are that we face, how long it will take to help, or how many sentient beings need our help.

He identifies the root or source of Bodhicitta as compassion, the root of compassion as loving kindness, and the root of loving kindness as love. What is love? Lama Tenpa’s three qualities of love again challenge our views. Turning to the text itself, Lama Tenpa identifies the conducive and non-conducive conditions for genuine compassion and love. What is the necessary condition for generating love and compassion? What is it that blocks or obstructs love and compassion?

It is not possible in a short description to identity the many ways Lama Tenpa’s teaching enhances our understanding and informs our practice, whether we are new to practice or have been practicing for decades. This teaching includes advice on going into retreat and on purifying negative karma. Lama Tenpa also entertains challenging questions with clarity and insight.

Five talks. Translation assistance provided by Angelica Medaglia.

These video recordings can be downloaded: 1. Complete your order. 2. You will receive an email confirmation of your order. 3. Usually within 24 hours you will receive two additional emails, one indicating that we have processed your order, and a second that will give you a link to a web page where you can download the talks.
Note: You will be downloading 8.75 hours of video, which is 11 GB of video data. Make sure you have enough drive space for 11 GB. Also, download times will be long, especially if you don't have fast internet service. With average internet service expect 1 to 2 hours of download time.

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