Study guide to the book Open Heart, Clear Mind, a foundational and profound introduction to the Buddha’s teachings.
Archive | April, 2019
Venerable Thubten Chodron talks about tonglen and the issues of terrorism we are facing around the globe.
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains the practice of tonglen, or taking and giving.
Reviewing the four tasks of living and dying, and how to prepare spiritually for death.
A nun who participated in the Abbey’s 2018 Living Vinaya program writes about how the event demonstrates the transmission of an Asian Vinaya lineage to the West
Continuing the 9-point meditation on death, covering the third root of what helps at the time of death.
The Buddhist nine-point meditation on death from the lamrim.
Venerable Sangye Khadro begins the Peaceful Living and Dying retreat with Buddhist perspectives on death.
Reviewing material already covered in Chapter 20 on definitions and illustrations, and discussing the different types of ‘divisions.’
On March 15, 2019, 50 people at mosques in New Zealand were murdered by a shooter. Al, an incarcerated person, responds with with a plea for peace.