Talks about True Self
The True Self in the Buddhist Perspective
The Basic Level of A Virtuous Self--Learning and Giving
The Virtuous Self at a Higher Level---Giving for the Sake of Sentient Beings
The Virtuous Self at Its Highest Level---the True Self
Learn to endeavor and put in efforts while remaining adaptive, flexible, and unattached. This is the practice of no-self.
Self-affirmation by Learning from Others
Spiritual practice is a never-ending process of self-development: Avoid repeating the same mistakes, be they others' or your own. And learn from people's good points.
Control our Emotions and Thoughts through Willpower
Constantly observe and monitor our mental activities. Learn to gain better control of our states of mind by using our willpower to release or divert our emotions.
Control our Emotions and Thoughts through Wisdom
A wise person is master of the fine-tuned art of observing the rising and perishing of thoughts, allowing himself to elude the endlessly arising afflictions of the deluded mind.
Applying wisdom to reflect on ourselves and compassion on others
Compassion requires us to empathize, observe. to be respectful, understanding, and considerate. Rather thean being overly indulgent and permissive.
Impermanence means that life is finite and the time that we can really use is very limited. While we have to spend most of our life make a living, working for our family, we should make good use of...
The 6 fundamental vexations - craving, aversion, delusion, arrogance, doubt, and wrong views-obstruct our wisdom, and hurt ourselves and others. Greedy people always crave more, as a result, are ...
If we can face and accept our mortality by applying the conceptof impermanence, and always prepare for it, we will be more detached when we or our loved ones die, and therefore suffer less.