Why the origins of cyclic existence are numerous, not singular, and how this helps us to generate renunciation
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
A meditation on the folly of self-absorption and the constant striving for attainment.
Teaching from “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage” on mentally giving away our bodies for the benefit of all sentient beings.
How our state of existence in samsara has a cause, it is not random.
A teaching on the non-existence of the self-sufficient substantially existent person.
Reading from the book “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage” on the giving aspect of the taking-and-giving meditation.
How to identify our wrong views about a permanent, unitary, and independent person.
How to meditate on the unsatisfactory conditions that characterize our existence in samsara.
How to meditate on coarse and subtle impermanence.
A commentary on the description of the taking-and-giving meditation laid out in the book “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage.”