Karma, the cultivation of inner qualities, and how to remain positive and be a source of strength to others in the face of suffering.
A practitioner explains how he combines the teachings of the Buddha with the valuable 12-step program of AA.
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.
We are prisoners of our own minds. Ignorance, anger, and attachment are every bit as strong as steel bars.
Compassion is an internal attitude that can be deliberately cultivated through practice. Reflection on bringing compassion into daily situations.
What purification practice is, why it’s important and how to use the four opponent powers to mitigate nonvirtuous actions.
How the teachings on karma and its effects will enable us to take responsibility for our experiences and make changes to our ways of thinking and behavior.
Venerable Thubten Jigme reviews the bodhisattva perfection of joyous effort, including the three kinds of joyous effort and the three kinds laziness
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal gives a brief overview of Buddhist ontology and walks the class through completion of Exercise 4.4
Geshe Dadul Namgyal explains how syllogisms are used in Buddhist logic and debate, and answers general questions on Buddhist philosophy.
The Buddha had an answer for those who believed in the innate superiority of certain groups of people. His teachings show the ways we are all equal.
The value of realizing the Middle Way view and how to get clear about it.
The views about reality posited by different Buddhist philosophical systems.