Two talks in one. The first describes my faltering steps in bodhisattva. The second examines different understandings of nirvana in the Buddhist tradition and compares them to the nature of mind described by Dzogchen.
This is really 2 talks in one, the first suggests different ways to work with strong emotions in both vipassana and dzogchen styles. The second relates the qualities of mindfulness and consciousness as used in Pali Suttas to the innate awareness of rigpa.
Our hearts capacity to love all beings and ourselves unconditionally, is discovered through understanding forgiveness, and the truth of interconnectedness. Freeing ourselves from fear, anger and hatred, reveals our life's capacity for a remarkable greatness of heart.