Nov 10, 2019
This lecture looks at the factors that keep us trapped in cyclic existence through the lens of Hindu, Buddhist, and Gnostic scriptures, and how we can free ourselves from suffering through in-depth comprehension of our own Being and the reality that surrounds us.
Oct 15, 2019
Suffering has a cause. When we perceive the cause, we can then apply the remedy. How do we know that suffering can be cured? Because of this simple law of nature:
“A superior law overpowers an inferior law.”
To cure suffering, we start by studying it. Classically, there are three basic forms of...
Sep 26, 2019
To develop and expand compassion, the basis of liberation from suffering, one needs to know how to preserve and harness the substance of compassion (שמן, bodhichitta). This has three essential practical actions:
These three acts develop the fire (ש) of...
Sep 9, 2019
“The object of the superior man is truth.” – Confucius
This lecture is about discovering the truth within ourselves. It explains the Four States of Consciousness:
Aug 21, 2019
Anyone who has known love knows that it has physical effects: this experience demonstrates that love is a substance. Learn how to work with that substance in order to develop the fullest capabilities of your heart. Discusses how the highest virtue, compassion (bodhichitta, רחמים rachamim), is developed from...