The importance of monastic training

This talk was given at the Buddhist College of Singapore Nuns’ Campus to a group thinking of becoming Buddhist nuns. The introduction was given by Venerable Faxun, the head of the Buddhist College Singapore Nuns’ Campus.

  • The importance of a clear, long term motivation when becoming a monastic
  • The benefits of a renunciate life
  • Comparing the life of a lay practitioner to monastic life
  • Three things you are not going to like about living in a monastic community
  • What it means to train the mind in a monastic community

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