How to handle everyday problems

A talk given by Venerable Thubten Chodron at the Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre, Delhi, India on October 30, 2005.

The rules of my universe—a setup for misery

  • Everything should happen the way I want it to happen
  • Everybody should like me
  • Everybody must appreciate me
  • Everybody must praise me

Transforming Problems (download)

Questions and answers

  • How much to persist in dealing with others
  • How does seeing the nature of reality help us interact with others
  • The recognition of generosity provoking ego
  • How to deal with fear, threat and resentment

Transforming Problems Q&A 01 (download)

More questions and answers

  • Ego
  • Reincarnation

Transforming Problems Q&A 02 (download)

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