How to create more happiness: Step #2August 7, 2017 | Leave a reply
The meditation begins at 7:24
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Hello, excellent meditators. Welcome to your practice. I hope you will enjoy the practice of meditation, or, if you can’t, that you choose to enjoy the practice of kindness toward yourself.
Today, before our practice, we continue our broad examination of the six paramitas (or transcendent actions).
Last week, we discussed the first paramita, gentleness and today we take a look at the second which is discipline.
If gentleness is a kind of opening up to offer what is useful in a given situation, discipline offers the counterbalance of focus, precision, and sharpness. Here, discipline is less about making yourself do things you’d rather not and more about the way you hold your mind. Before today’s practice, I explain more.
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