3. Exploring The Mind
"Apart from taking mastery of the mind, what good would be other asceticism?" In just a few words, Śāntideva shows us the way forward if we want to make our human life meaningful and be useful to both others and ourselves.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THESE TEACHINGS?
Through these teachings, Dagpo Rinpoche shares with us the keys to knowing ourselves by giving us a precise description of the nature of our mind and our different types of perceptions. Based on the Abhidharmasamuccaya of Ārya Asaṅga, he presents in particular details the mechanisms of our mind through the different mental factors that operate in us.
- The ever present mental factors
- The factors with determined objects
- The virtuous factors
- The major disturbing mental factors
- The secondary disturbing mental factors
- The changeable mental factors
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
These teachings will guide you to acquire an authentic knowledge of yourself, to better discern your imperfections, sources of suffering, and your qualities, sources of happiness, and from there to undertake and achieve a deep inner transformation.