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2016-2017 Dharma Practice Series: The Paramis

A ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world. Click here for handouts and supporting articles.

Past Dharma Practice Seres are also available:


Generosity, the first Parami (Dharma Practice Day 2016)   RSS iTunes
Part one of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.
  • Generosity-Dharma Practice Handout by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)

Generosity: Introduction
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 10:58
Generosity: Guided Reflection
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 31:22
Generosity: Part 3
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 15:16
Generosity Part 4
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 10:43
Generosity: Part 5
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 13:02
Generosity: Part 6
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 4:17
Generosity: Part 7
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 16:25
Generosity: Part 8
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 2:23
Generosity: Part 9
Gil Fronsdal 2016-09-09 3:55
Virtue, the Second Parami (Dharma Practice Day, October 2016)   RSS iTunes
Exploration of Sīla
Part two of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.

Sila: Part 1
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 7:23
Sila: Part 2
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 18:12
Sila: Part 3
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 16:28
Sila: Part 4
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 30:08
Sila: Part 5
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 54:55
Sila: Five Precepts
Gil Fronsdal 2016-10-07 37:09
Renunciation, the Third Parami (Dharma Practice Day, November 2016)   RSS iTunes
Part three of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.
  • Renunciation Reflections and Practices by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)

Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 16:24
Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation Part 2
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 10:01
Dharma Practice Day: Renunciation Part 3
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 28:36
DPD Part 4. Renunciation
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 10:38
Dharma Practice Day - Renunciation. Part 5.
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 35:28
Dharma Practice Day - Renunciation, Part 6
Gil Fronsdal 2016-11-04 19:13
Wisdom, the Fourth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, December 2016)   RSS iTunes
Part four of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.
  • The Perfections – Wisdom Reflections and Practices by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)

Dharma Practice Day - Wisdom. Guided Meditation 1
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 14:33
Dharma Practice Day - Wisdom. Welcoming Talk 2
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 24:37
3 Kinds of Wisdom 3
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 11:19
DPD Wisdom 4
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 5:04
DPD - Wisdom - 5
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 1:45
DPD - Wisdom - 6
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 3:28
DPD - Wisdom - 7
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 26:52
DPD - Wisdom - 8
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 16:22
DPD Wisdon - 9
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 0:49
DPD Wisdom - 10
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 8:13
DPD Wisdom - 11
Gil Fronsdal 2016-12-02 36:25
Effort, the Fifth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, January 2017)   RSS iTunes
Part five of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.
  • The Perfections - Energy Reflections and Practices by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)
  • Perfections on Effort Quotes by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)

Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Guided Meditation and Introduction
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 40:31
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 2.
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 6:07
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 3
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 36:42
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 4
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 16:04
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 5
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 36:34
Dharma Practice Day - Effort. Part 6
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 14:40
Dharma Practice Day Effort. Closing and summary remarks
Gil Fronsdal 2017-01-13 52:21
Patience, the Sixth Parami (Dharma Practice Day, February 2017)   RSS iTunes
Part six of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.
  • Patience Reflections and Practices by Gil Fronsdal (PDF)

Patience: Part 1
Gil Fronsdal 2017-02-10 28:58
Patience: Part 2
Gil Fronsdal 2017-02-10 22:40
Truth, the Seventh Parami (Dharma Practice Day, March 2017)   RSS iTunes
Part five of a ten month program of study and practice of the ten perfections (paramis). These are ten qualities of character which, when developed, support both Buddhist practice and compassionate involvement in the world.

Guided Meditation for Truth
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 18:19
Introduction to the value of truth in practice.
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 17:48
DPD Truth, Part 3 Student comments
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 13:25
DPD Truth
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 32:54
DPD Truth, Part 4
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 32:54
DPD Truth, Part 5. Guided Meditation
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 8:45
DPD Truth, Part 6. Instructions for writing practice
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 18:40
DPD Truth, Part 7, Student responses to writing practice
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 10:34
DPD Truth, Part 8
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 12:42
DPD Truth, Part 9
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 17:46
DPD Truth, Part 10
Ines Freedman 2017-03-10 18:01

 

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