Guidelines of Mind Training and Conclusion

Guidelines of Mind Training and Conclusion, from The Seven Points of Mind Training, by the Ven. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche — Eric Weinberg

Evaluation of Mind Training

This talk is the ninth in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on the fifth point of mind training: evaluation of mind training.

Topics Discussed

  1. Clinging to self as a measure.
  2. Relying on yourself as a measure
  3. State of mind as a measure.
  4. Staying on guard.

Transforming Adverse Conditions Using Special Practices

This talk is the seventh in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on how to transform adverse conditions and bring them onto the path of awakening by relying on special practices.

Topics Discussed

  • Accumulating Merit.
  • Confessing Negative Actions.
  • Making Offerings to Gods and Demons.
  • Making Offerings to Dakinis and Protectors.

Transforming Adverse Conditions by Relying on Ultimate Bodhicitta Pt. 2

This talk is the sixth in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on how to transform adverse conditions and bring them onto the path of awakening by relying on ultimate bodhicitta.

Topics Discussed

  • The Emptiness of Phenomena.
  • The Four Kayas.
  • Seeing Confusion as the Four Kayas.

Transforming Adverse Conditions by Relying on Relative Bodhicitta

This talk is the fifth in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on how to transform adverse conditions and bring them onto the path of awakening by relying on relative bodhicitta.

Topics Discussed

  • The Preliminary Practice.
  • The Main Practice.
  • The Post-meditation Practice.

The Practice of Relative Bodhicitta: Part 2

This talk is the fourth in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on how to train in relative bodhicitta.

Topics Discussed

  • The Preliminary Practice.
  • The Main Practice.
  • The Postmeditation Practice.

The Practice of Ultimate Bodhicitta

This talk is the third in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It gives instructions on how to train in ultimate bodhicitta.

Topics Discussed

• Analytical Meditation.
• Placement Meditation.
• The Postmeditation Practice.

 

The Practice of the Preliminaries

This talk is the second in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. The talk covers Chapter 1, pages 11–20.

Topics Discussed:

  • The Visualization for the Mind Training Lineage.
  • The Four Ordinary Foundations.

An Introduction to Mind Training

This talk is the first in a series of talks on The Seven Points of Mind Training, by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. This talk discusses:

  • The sources of the mind-training teachings.
  • The focus of the mind-training teachings.
  • Mind training as a way to practice bodhicitta.
  • Mind training and mahamudra.