A personal account of how westerners met Tibetan Buddhist teachers, studied and practiced the Dharma in Asia and then brought Buddhist teachings to the West.
Explanation of the Amitabha practice, beginning with taking refuge, in preparation for the Abbey's upcoming winter retreat.
The schedule of Venerable Thubten Chodron's teaching tour during the winter of 2017-2018.
Advice and discussion about governing and leadership, Buddhist activism, and compassion towards prisoners.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
Venerable Thubten Jigme leads an interactive discussion on the bodhisattva perfection of generosity.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa reviews key concepts from Western philosophy and science, and the early Buddhist approach to the acquisition of knowledge.
A student reflects on the meaning of our heart connection to one another.
An inmate experiences many distractions in his attempt to meditate in prison. This is how he deals with them.
Equanimity for all beings is the foundation upon which bodhicitta is developed. How the bodhicitta motivation makes all activities worthwhile and meaningful.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa reviews the three phases of a meditation session and how to conduct our lives off of the cushion.
A description of the refuge visualization for the Amitabha Buddha practice.
Venerable Thubten Nyima shares the wisdom of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu on how to cultivate joy.
The perfections of fortitude, joyous effort, meditative stabilization, and wisdom.
The perfection of fortitude and how we can incorporate this into our daily practice.