Understanding reality

A talk given at Dharma Friendship Foundation in 2008, reflecting on the recent death of Venerable Thubten Chodron’s mother.

  • Conventional and ultimate reality within the context of a recent death
  • Showing how death and Buddhist practice coincide
  • The effect of the death on practice
  • How practice helps in dealing with death
  • The kindness of our own mother in this life and, by extension, the kindness of all beings

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