What faith means in the Buddhist context, and how to contemplate when paying homage to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
Challenging ourselves to step out of the mental boxes we create for ourselves, and to develop confidence in our potential to cultivate our good qualities.
Exploring how the life of the Buddha is understood between traditions, and the similarities and differences between the core teachings in the different canons.
Tracy Simmons speaks to Venerable Thubten Chodron about her new book and why it would be of interest and value to Buddhists especially in the West.
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Quiz questions for a review of chapter 11 of Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas on the Middle Way. The review will begin next week, December 25, 2014.
A reflection on the similarities shared by fundamentalists and techniques for working with our judgmental minds.
Monastic life may be viewed as restrictive but actually offers freedom from distractions and freedom to practice. Looking at the benefits and difficulties.
Continuation of the review of questions on refuting misconceptions of a self. The second part of the review covers questions 6-9.
A listing of the venues and topics that Venerable Thubten Chodron will teach on during her time in Singapore from December 2014 to January 2015.
Final teaching on the root afflictions and beginning explanation on the 20 secondary afflictions, with a rescued kitten in attendance.
An explanation of the first seven of the eleven virtuous mental factors and the benefits of cultivating them.
An overview of the six primary minds and 51 mental factors, and an explanation of the five omnipresent and five object-ascertaining mental factors.
Definitions of mind and mental factors according to the Sautantrika school.
Imagining our death prepares our mind for death and helps us make our life meaningful while alive.