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Dharma Practice Q&A II

Pathgate students often forward questions to Lama Dondrup Dorje Rinpoche to seek his insight and clarification on Dharma practice. Here are the latest selection of eighty new entries of Dharma Practice Q&A. Beneath are some samples of questions for the latest instalment:

  • What is the object of refuge in the ultimate refuge?
  • What is the nature of the primordial mind?
  • How can fear and uncertainty be overcome in Dharma practice?
  • How can delusion be eliminated?
  • Does stillness of the mind means the mind is inactive?
  • What are the appropriate attitude and conduct for a Dharma practitioner?
  • Which are the main causes leading to the depletion of merits?
  • What is the difference between Dharma practitioners and Dharma tourists?
  • Why are there danger during a pilgrimage?
  • What are the causes behind the reversing of positive karma for Dharma students?
  • Why is it so important to restore pledges of vows and samaya?
  • Why are there dissatisfaction and discontentment in life?
  • How can we get rid of ignorance?
  • How can pure perception be used to embrace hardships?
  • What is the real purpose of empowerment?
  • What is the characteristic of vajrayana vehicle?
  • How can one attain harmony with one’s subtle body?
  • What are the signs that indicate presence of karmic debtors and negative entities?
  • How can we generate great store of merits?
  • What are the qualities of the ultimate vajra guru for the degenerate age?
  • What is the purpose of prayer practice?
  • What are the sign of making progress in Dharma practice?
  • What are the factors leading to the corruption of Dharma practice?
  • Why are there so much conflicts and turmoils in the world today?
  • What is the origin and the principle of classical qigong?
  • Which are the four spontaneous visions from the bodhicitta prayer of Riwo Sangcho?

Click here to read the full list of entries in Dharma Practice Q&A.