summary: Introduction; how to live in power without being controlled by it; the three illusions — survival, control, being somebody; how they inhibit the exercise of power; five mysteries: power, balance presence, truth & freedom; primary practice; attention, intention and will.
summary: Intention: the ability to direct attention; process of awakening; guided meditation practice for working with intention.
Ethics as comprised of a set of five principles: presence, balance, boundary, obligation, and courage; what these are and what they mean
Sacrificing our conditional personality; the appropriate opponent; the function of reactive patterns, emotional core of patterned mode of experience; passive and reactive poles of a pattern; guided meditation: cutting the opponent.
Imbalance and relationships; entering vs observing emotions; experiencing a broken heart; patterns as addiction; various forms of obsessions and remedies.
Power comes at the moment of dying; death as your friend; guided meditation : dying to expectation; participants questions.
Definition of mind killing and examples; six methods of mind killing; dying as remedy to mind killing.
Antidotes to mind killing; middle way vs compromise; summary of warrior’s solution: perceive imbalance, intention, sacrifice, dying, rest; participant’s questions.