Video Talks

Four Noble Truths, 2022-23

Four Noble Truths– Overview  https://youtu.be/hI0Smc33ZNE  31:44  A brief description of the life of Shakyamuni Buddha, and an overview of the 4 Noble Truths.      Nov 10, 2022

More on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Noble Truths  https://youtu.be/L3d5xY8lY3k  23:18   Nov 16, 2022

The Noble Eightfold Path overview, and Right View  https://youtu.be/bkyCC-qHLqY  1:11  Dec 5, 2022

Fold Path: Right Thought   https://youtu.be/ygb_0y91FiM 28:28 Dec. 9, 2022

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Lojong- 2022

3rd Point- “The Best Way is to Use the 4 Practices” & “Work with Whatever You Encounter Immediately”  https://youtu.be/vd4oOAxXEPQ May 4-

4th Point intro, https://youtu.be/o21BZZqPnS4 June 8-

4th Point, “Repudiation”  https://youtu.be/H6ROqhtJYn4 June 15-

4th Point, 5 Forces Review Part I  https://youtu.be/HhvJBUk8UBI June 22-

4th Point, 5 Forces Review Part II  https://youtu.be/g9El6FLTAT0  June 29-

5th Point, beginning the study and practice of the 5th Point, and “ all Dharma has a single purpose https://youtu.be/6OUyHf4bm0M   July 20-

-5th Point, “of the 2 Judges…  https://youtu.be/aMceQd4JlxM July 27

-5th Point, “Always Maintain a Joyful Mind”  https://youtu.be/cXa9zSjb1Cg Aug 3

5th Point, “Proficiency means you do it even when distracted https://youtu.be/Me1Rlw-D17M   Aug 10-

lojong slogans 41 and 44  https://youtu.be/ElWM_dWv_bA   32:11  Lojong slogans 44 (again!) and 41: Dealing with disturbing emotions, and what to do each morning and evening.

Oct 12, 2022

6th Point- Introduction to the 6th Point, and Commitment https://youtu.be/CERxc6AEMgA  Aug 17th

6th Point- “Abandon all hope of results” https://youtu.be/odCEWEPIvv0 Aug 24th

6th Point- “Give up poisonous food.”  https://youtu.be/WePAWoeANso Includes a connection to Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings on The Four Nutriments. Aug 31st

Points 1,2, and 3:  Recap of the 1st 3 Points (incomplete) https://youtu.be/cIxwW1_YSnU  June 2-

6th Point- “Don’t be so predictable”   https://youtu.be/7yj1hX23bdQ Discussion of the lojong aphorism “Don’t be so predictable,” also translated as “Don’t rely on a sense of duty,” “Don’t rely on your good nature,” and “Do not indulge in self-righteousness.”

Beginning 7th point of the Mind Trainings https://youtu.be/nuRl6J-8F_Q   29:13   A brief review of the 7 Points of Mind Training, and a discussion of the 1st 2 slogans in the 7th Point: “Use one practice for everything,” and “Use one remedy for everything.”   Sep 28, 2022

lojong 7 points, slogans 44 and 49 https://youtu.be/5gFBJhFmbsk  24:36  “Train in the 3 difficulties,” regarding disturbing emotions, and “Always work on what makes you boil” are discussed, with reference to writings by Jamgon Kongtrul and B. Alan Wallace.    Oct 5, 2022

slogans 55 and 59  https://youtu.be/wv-tLz-TJJs   23:18   Traleg Kyabgon and B. Alan Wallace lead us in a look at the slogans, “Find freedom through investigation and examination,” and “Don’t expect gratitude” or “don’t expect applause.”     Oct 20, 2022

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