Venerable Chodron visits approximately 30 prisons in the US and several in Singapore and Mexico.
Archive | June, 2014
An overview of the graduated path to awakening and how it relates to the three principal aspects of the path.
How difficult it is for us to quiet down, even when we are in a quiet place.
The practice of and reasons for Nyung Ne retreat.
The eight benefits of properly relying on the spiritual mentor and the disadvantages of not doing so.
Ignorance is a mind-state that makes us no better than an animal even though we are born in a human body.
How we avoid the extremes of permanence and annihilation by seeing that things change moment by moment but have a continuity.
Even the wealthy can have a mind-state of poverty, unable to give for fear of loss, unable even to enjoy what they do possess.
Working for a dishonest employer is difficult, but we do have the power to remove ourselves from the situation.
People who abuse power destroy others, but abuse of power is also a matter of perspective, as well as dependent on causes and conditions.