Even a small incident can give us a chance to practice compassion.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
An inmate’s meditation on mindfulness brings strong feelings of compassion for others.
Finishing the teaching on the taking-and-giving meditation and continuing with the precepts of aspiring bodhicitta.
Twenty verses that Nagarjuna encourages us to recite three times a day to accumulate the immeasurable merit for attaining Buddhahood.
How to give to all sentient beings and holy beings as in the taking-and-giving meditation.
How craving and karma function as conditions that create suffering in cyclic existence as well.
The Abbey celebrates the arrival of 32 volumes of the annotated edition of the Nanshan Vinaya, a collection of Buddha’s teachings for monastics.
How developing humility can be an antidote to anger and arrogance.
The importance of keeping in mind how our suffering is caused by our ignorance, afflictions, and karma, not an external cause.
Why the origins of cyclic existence are numerous, not singular, and how this helps us to generate renunciation