Venerable Thubten Chodron comments on the Charlottesville protest rally.
Traditional ways to deal with problems skillfully and four good qualities of suffering.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama offers practical advice on putting our religious and spiritual values into practice in the modern world.
The story behind writing the book. Reading of selected verses and the commentary.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
A story of a man who used to be a white supremacist and transformed his hate into compassion.
Venerable Chodron provides a short history of the issues surrounding ordination for women.
What lessons can we take away from current politicians who bend the truth to fit their own agendas? A student contemplates the question: what exactly is truth?
In the face of human hardship, compassion is the only response that makes sense. It has a ripple effect touching and influencing the others around us.
What the Buddha faced in his life, and how the monastic community was established.
The final teaching on the auxiliary bodhisattva ethical restraints
How mindfulness of death and impermanence provides motivation to practice the Dharma, and why we need reasoning and logic as part of our spiritual practice.
An 88-year-old father of one of Venerable Chodron’s students writes a poem to explain what he has learned from reading Working with Anger.
We can get lost in the bad news of the day. A student reflects on how to avoid the extremes of malaise and apathy.
Contemplating the suffering of all sentient beings and how compassion gives courage and energy to practice.