Photos of the first batch of Geshemas from Jangchub Choeling Nunnery, wearing the yellow dongka (vest) and the yellows hats.
A reflection on the controversy around athletes' recent protests of the killings of black men.
Venerable Thubten Chodron's travel teaching schedule in December 2016.
The story behind writing the book. Reading of selected verses and the commentary.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
An inmate learns of his cousin’s death.
How to work with our possessiveness towards what we consider to be “mine.”
A moving letter and poem from an inmate grieving his cousin’s suicide.
The categories of friend, enemy and stranger come from our own mind. How to reflect to decrease bias toward others and develop an equal caring attitude.
Craving and clinging in the 12 links of dependent origination and how they arise at the time of death.
A look at the objects we can get attached too, especially our wrong views.
Fraudulent tax returns and changing credit scores elicit a meditation on emptiness.
The types of attachment that arise and how to work with them.
The causes to create in order to develop bodhicitta, the altruistic intention. The importance of developing equanimity to lay the foundation for bodhicitta.
Why the best sign of higher attainment is not mystical and magical, but the reduction of our attachment.