Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with Verse 5. Watch the other videos here.
With some friends, the three poisons keep growing,
Study, reflection, and meditation weaken,
And loving kindness and compassion fall away.
Give up bad friends — this is the practice of a bodhisattva.
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