16 Apr 2012
We are used to rumination, to our thoughts going on and on. The mind is unsettled because of attachment. Alan discusses the difference between desire and attachment. The meditation includes inverting and release awareness. When there is low self-esteem, identifying with your mental afflictions is the root of the problem. Recognize what behavior is wholesome and unwholesome. Santideva and the preliminaries are discussed, as well as the achievement of shamatha.
Meditation starts at 20:30
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