Meditation without Exertion 02 Renunciation Popular

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An extensive examination of the most important foundations for a strong meditation practice. Includes a detailed explanation of the important scripture Three Principal Paths by Tsong Khapa.

3. Without pure renunciation, there is no way to end this striving for pleasant results in the ocean of life. It is because of their hankering life as well that beings are fettered, so seek renunciation first.

4. Leisure and fortune are hard to find, life is not long; think it constantly, stop desire for this life. Think over and over how deeds and their fruits never fail, and the cycle’s suffering: stop desire for the future.

5. When you have meditated thus and feel not even a moment’s wish for the good things of cyclic life, and when you begin to think both night and day of achieving freedom, you have found renunciation.

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