Buddhism for Daily Life, 2013-2014, class 7

Notes from Class 7, Oct 29, 2013


The Ven. Thay Chuc Dai instructed the class.  

This class departed from the study of the Sigalaka Sutta.  The class opened by listening to a peaceful recitation of the Metta Sutta.  Thay Dai reminded the class that we should practice compassion with ourselves first so that we can then practice it with others.  A good way to practice compassion with ourselves is to reflect positively on ourselves before we go to sleep each evening and when we wake up each morning.

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Buddhism for Daily Life, 2013-2014, class 6

Notes from Class 6, Oct 22, 2013
The Ven. Thay Chuc Dai instructed the class.  

The topic was the Four Foes who appear to be friends:  the friend who seeks what he can get; the friend who talks with empty words; the friend who merely flatters you and the friend who encourages you to be a fellow waster or spendthrift.

Read more: Buddhism for Daily Life, 2013-2014, class 6

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