A student searches for peace after the death of her child.
How to use an image of the Buddha to develop concentration.
Venerable Thubten Chodron's teachings schedule during December 2016.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
How the Pali and Sanskrit traditions present the four immeasurable attitudes and how to practice them to develop these qualities.
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.
Whether or not to engage in a ngondro practice, remembering that transforming our minds is the central purpose of our Dharma practice.
How transforming our minds is the central purpose of our Dharma practice.
Why the best conduct is at variance with the mundane world.
The teachings for the advanced level practitioner begins with a commentary on Chandrakirti’s homage to great compassion.
The similarities and differences between the fundamental and universal vehicles, and the importance of avoiding sectarianism.
The remaining three of the five hindrances: dullness and drowsiness, restlessness and remorse, and doubt.
How to identify the hindrance of ill will and work with it to calm the mind.
A realistic attitude to take towards developing concentration, and an explanation of the hindrance of sensual desire.