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Buddha's Life and Mahayana
©Venerable Thubten Chodron
Dharma Friendship Foundation, Seattle, Washington, USA
31 May 2007


Part 1: Buddha's Life
[46 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Part 2: Four Signs of a Mahayana Practitioner
   - Compassion
   - Aspiration
   - Patience
   - Joyous Effort

[26 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Part 3 Q&A: Explanation of "Mahayana-ist"
  - Patience and Equanimity
  - Difference between aspiring and expecting
  - Shame and regret
  - Expectation and entitlement
  - How many Buddhas are there?
  - When do we become "Mahayana-ists"?
  - What is emptiness?
  - Wrestling with afflictions
  - Buddha's life and our practice
  - What is meant by the middle way?
  - What if your family does not support you?

[22 minutes] : Download mp3 file   

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