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"May I deliver all beings from difficulties; may I eradicate all passions; may I master all dharmas; may I lead all beings to Buddhahood." This is the Bodhisattva's resolve upon the awakening of the Bodhi Heart.
Talk given in 1969.
This talk is part of the series Aspects of the Bodhisattva Ideal.
|1.||Introduction and recapitulation of lectures 65 and 66 (8:38)|
|2.||What is the Bodhisattva Vow? (3:43)|
|3.||The difference between the Bodhichitta and the Bodhisattva Vow (6:25)|
|4.||Vows within the Mahayana (2:29)|
|5.||The Four Great Vows - “May I deliver all beings from difficulties” (4:22)|
|6.||Four classes of people needing extra attention (10:16)|
|7.||”May I eradicate all passions”: (6:06)|
|8.||i. Distraction - one-pointed concentration (1:29)|
|9.||ii. Anger - universal loving kindness (1:45)|
|10.||iii. Craving - contemplation of impermanence (10:28)|
|11.||iv. Conceit - the Six Element Practice (8:32)|
|12.||v. Ignorance - contemplation of the 24 Nidanas (2:21)|
|13.||”May I master all Dharmas” (2:19)|
|14.||”May I lead all beings to Buddhahood” (1:43)|
Total running time: 1:10:36