- What’s the difference between Carefulness (Chapter 4) and Attentiveness (Chapter 5)? What role do they play in a Bodhisattva’s practice?
- Rinpoche explained that an enemy can re-group and attack again, yet the inner enemy — negative emotions — can be conquered once and for all. Explain why.
- Verse 3:
“But if the elephant of my mind is firmly bound
On all sides by the rope of mindfulness,
All fears will cease to exist
And all virtues will come into my hand”
Why does all suffering arise from an untamed mind? Why does mindfulness eradicate fear?