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• Three Scopes of the Path – 2 Sessions:
1. Helping Yourself
The main practice at the beginning is maintaining ethical conduct or avoiding negative actions of the body, speech and mind based on understanding karma – the law of cause and effect. The mental and emotional afflictions that lie at the root of our suffering are the main factors that need to be overcome in the second scope.
Recording of Helping Yourself – Geshe Tenzin Zopa – given at HBC on 28 March 2019 7.30pm
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2. Helping Others
The third scope changes the focus from self to others through the six paramitas – generosity, morality, patience, enthusiastic perseverance, concentration and wisdom.
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• Mahamudra – the four basic tenets of Buddhism
Emptiness is the powerful teaching unique to Buddhism that will change the way you view yourself, others
and the world. It is based on the Four Seals – that all compounded things are impermanent, all emotions are
painful, all phenomena are empty, and that nirvana is beyond extremes.