2011 Handout 6 - Category by way of Being (Bodhicitta): Aspirational Bodhicitta & Engaging Bodhicitta - Definitions, Aspects of the definitions; and Differences between the two.
2011 Handout 7 - Differences between Svatantrika-Madhyamika and Prasangika Madhymaika Tenets (re Vows, Engaging Bodhicitta and Paths.
2011 Handout 8 - Three Classes of Vows: I. Pratimoksha Vow: a) Lay Vow (3 Sets; Eight One-day Vows); b) Ordained Vows (5 sets). II. Bodhisattva Vow - a) 18 Downfalls & 46 Faulty Actions. b) How to Lose Bodhisattva Vow: Four Binding Factors.
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Track 1 - Review Subjects of Classes to Date:
- Introduction to Ornament for Clear Realizations
- First topic of Chapter 1 - Bodhicitta
Track 2 - Two Branches of Bodhicitta (Aspirational & Engaging Bodhicitta)
- Categories of Bodhicitta:
- By Way of Nature:
- Nominal Category
- Category of Way of Being.
- Handout 7:
- Nature of Vows – Different Assertions: Subtle Form or Mental Factor of Intention
- On What Path/Ground Does a Bodhisattva Become an Arhat? Autonomy & Consequentialist Tenets Differ
- Aspirational Bodhicitta Ritual
- Aspirational BodhicittaFour Precepts:
- Maintain Enthusiasm for Bodhicitta by Meditating on It Again and Again,
- Increase Strength of Bodhicitta by Training Ourselves in It Three Times during Day & Three Times At Night.
- Train Never to Abandon a Single Sentient Being - No Matter How Someone Behaves.
- Make an Effort to Create the Two Accumulations of Merit and Wisdom.
- Pratimoksha (Self-Liberation) Vow
- Three Sets of Lay Vows;
- Six Types of Lay Practitioners