Meditative Concentration

- How to enter meditative concentration?
- Is there any harm in entering meditative concentration?
- What does meditative concentration feel like, and what kind of wisdom it generated?
- How to achieve the stae of one-pointed concentration?
- The meaning and states of samadhi
- Let's see how Master Sheng Yen elaborate on the practices of meditative concentration!

Loving Kindness

- The three levels of compassion
- Levels to benefiting others
- Benefiting others is benefiting ourselves collective karma
- How to cultivate compassion to become wisely compassionate?
- While we care for others, how should we protect ourselves from hurt?


- Enlightenment vs. seeing the true nature of one's mind
- The difference between gradual enlightenment and sudden enlightenment
- How can we attain enlightenment
- The meaning of enlightenment and Buddhahood
- Is enlightenment equivalent to Buddhahood?

To be freed from attachment

- Eliminating emotional attachment by changing our thinking
- How to be free from attachment?
- How to break our attachment to life and death?
- Attachment vs. will power

Emptiness and Middle Way

- Contemplating emptiness, the Middle Way, and the emptiness of self nature
- Why contemplation of emptiness and of the Middle Way are one?
- The Middle Way and its applications
- The Middle Way and its application (continued)