Bringing attention into actions as the eightfold path’s core practice (from Eightfold Path 2), questions on concentration and attention, how meditation increases attention, and emotional energy.
Instruction in five-step method of releasing from Thich Naht Hanh based on bare attention and the four foundations of mindfulness
Consequences of ignoring what arises from meditation; what is meant by sentient beings are infinite, I vow to save them all
Questions on alcohol, pornography, and shame.
Origins of Chö from the Diamond Sutra; Machik Labdron and Padampa Sangye; definition of Chö as creating difficult experiences and developing the ability to experience them completely
Which form of meditation is recommended, using sounds or music during meditation, and interacting with people as a type of practice
Questions on whether one tradition is better than another and what are the benefits to doing a three-year retreat.
Questions on the relationship between idealism and pragmatism, vegetarianism, and monastic life.
Three jewels, roots guru, empowerments
Buddhism and creativity, reincarnation, mind having no beginning, and equanimity and manipulation
Five skandhas, twelve sense fields, eighteen elements, twelve links, four truths, time.
Tong len (taking and sending) and compassion
Exploring the depth of interactions between teacher and student when conducted in a western consultant-client setting.