Lesson One Contemplations
The prompts below are meant to offer you an opportunity to self-reflect and integrate the teachings in this lesson into your lived experience. For guidance, see How to Work with the Contemplations.
- What does it mean to be a genuine practitioner?
- The hinayana is the path of individual liberation—but isn’t it selfish to focus on your own development?
- How does looking at the world through the lens of the four noble truths contrast with our usual way of looking at the world?
- If we cut distractions and simplify, what are we left with as the ground for going forward?