Each person’s individual journey contains challenges and difficulties that, if met with courage, can cause the heart to grow.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
Seemingly contradictory feelings can lead to the same prison, a prison of ignorance.
How we can work over time to replace troublesome thoughts and emotions with more compassionate ones, and establish new, compassionate mental habits.
Beginning Chapter 3: Mind and Emotions, exploring the relationship between unhappiness and non-virtue.
Explaining how to prove mutual inclusion, and leading the class in doing Exercises 11.1 and 11.2.
Covering the sections “Dependent Arising and the Three Jewels” and “The Possibility of Ending Duhkha.”
Covering the sections “Proving Four Possibilities” and “Proving Mutual Exclusion.”
Covering the sections “The Four Truths of the Aryas” and “Dependent Arising and Emptiness.”
Finishing Chapter 10 with the section on Nonassociated Compositional Factors That Are Not Persons and beginning Chapter 11.
How an optimistic attitude is important in maintaining compassion. A look at different ways to understand, and work with, our emotions.