Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with the 20th verse. Watch the other videos here.
If you don’t subdue the opponent inside, your own anger,
Although you subdue opponents outside, they just keep coming.
Muster the forces of loving kindness and compassion
And subdue your own mind—this is the practice of a bodhisattva.
What strategies do you employ to deal with anger, the enemy inside?
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