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The Importance of the Four Mind Changings to Develop Pure Renunciation


In this video teaching, Khenpo Gyaltsen discusses the outer preliminary practices, the four mind-changings. In order to progress on the path, particularly if we desire to practice high teachings like Mahamudra and Dzogchen, we need a stable sense of renunciation from samsara. Developing this renunciation allows us to begin the inner preliminaries in earnest, by creating a strong and stable sense of refuge and making pure bodhisattva vows to free all sentient beings of the sufferings of samsara. Read more of Khenpo Gyaltsen’s teachings on the four mind-changings here.

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