Nature and Desire

What are our desires? How are the related to our emotions and our thoughts?

Wanting, willing, longing, needing, being attracted - these make up the daily push and pull of human life and are the causes of both misery and satisfaction. What is the role of desire (and aversion) in human happiness and spiritual growth? How can desires go wrong? Are there any truly forbidden desires?

Our talk, part 1 and 2 here.