Cultivation of bodhicitta according to the method of equalizing and exchanging oneself with others...has five sections:

1. Equalizing oneself with others;
2. Reflecting on the disadvantages of the self-cherishing attitude from many perspectives;
3. Reflecting on the advantages of the thought cherishing the welfare of others from many perspectives;
4. The actual exchange of oneself and others; and
5. Taking and giving.

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, The Path to Bliss by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Christine Cox, editor