Three teachers answer the question: “How can I know whether or not I should believe the thought I wish I weren’t married to my spouse?”
Bodhin Kjolhede, JoAnna Harper, and Repa Dorje Odzer answer the question “Should I meditate if I can’t stop thinking about porn?”
How do you know when you’re forcing your meditation, instead of applying proper effort? Do you recommend short periods of meditation or longer ones?
The teachers are asked, “how do I deal with doubt?”
Zen teacher Blanche Hartman, Tibetan teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, and Insight teacher Narayan Helen Liebenson answer the question, “Do Buddhas think?”
The teachers are asked “What happens to our right effort if we lose the ability to practice or to work with our mind?”
The teachers are asked how to engage emotional provocations and self-centeredness in ways that turn us toward dharma practice and life.
Three teachers discuss whether Buddhists must in ordain to achieve enlightenment.
The teachers are asked about practicing without a guru, following the death of a teacher.
The teachers tackle the issue of unaffiliated buddhists and whether having a set tradition and teacher is necessary to practice buddhism genuinely.