Two students respond to the recent acts of terrorism and their aftermath.
Ways to work with the mind following the terror attacks in Paris.
Venerable Thubten Chodron's teaching schedule in Seattle, Singapore, and Bangalore in December 2015.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
Although the Buddhist teachings have taken different forms, the traditions have much in common: a common heritage, shared goals, and similar practices.
Reflecting on the distinguishing characteristics of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha and the benefits of taking refuge to establish and deepen our refuge.
A discussion about two emails related to Thanksgiving, one on compassion for animals, and the other a powerful sermon on American ideals.
How to cultivate and deepen refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha by reflecting on their good qualities.
Using the metaphor of the magician casting a spell to show how things appear truly existent but are empty and exist like an illusions.
The eight Mahayana precepts that Buddhist practitioners take on full and new moon days.
A call for compassion for the young perpetrators of terrorist acts in France.
A look at the attacks in Paris in the context of violence around the world.
Reflecting on the possibility of a lower rebirth motivates us to make wise decisions and take refuge in a reliable spiritual guide.
Why the Buddha explained selflessness in different ways to different audiences and why he did not answer certain questions about the world and the self.
Contemplating death helps us make our life more meaningful, motivates us to practice the Dharma and helps us make wise decisions in our life.