In the foreword to the book His Holiness the Dalai Lama explains why compassion is so important for humankind.
An inmate's meditation on mindfulness brings strong feelings of compassion for others.
Details of Venerable Thubten Chodron's Spring 2017 teachings on the East Coast of the USA and in Italy, Germany, and Russia.
The story behind writing the book. Reading of selected verses and the commentary.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
If you can open yourself up to another person’s suffering, you are quickly motivated to alleviate it.
As Nagarjuna explained 2000 years ago, it is possible, and indeed auspicious, to base governmental policy on the Dharma.
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews the meditation on equanimity and the first three steps of the seven-point cause and effect instruction.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa leads a review on the four ways of gathering disciples and truthful speech.
The importance of valuing each others’ goodness especially in the current political climate.
Finishing the teaching on the root bodhisattva downfalls and the four actions that make a transgression complete.
Discussion of the bodhisattva precepts in relation to modern-day ethical dilemmas.
Focusing on verses of dedication for ourselves and others in the Twenty-Verse Prayer.
Even a small incident can give us a chance to practice compassion.
The precepts for aspiring bodhicitta and beginning the explanation of the bodhisattva ethical restraints.