Investigating the empty nature of mental states, how self-centeredness operates in our lives, and the disadvantages of self-centeredness.
Details of Venerable Thubten Chodron's Spring 2017 teachings on the East Coast of the USA and in Italy, Germany, and Russia.
In the modern age, technology enables more ways to engage in the ten paths of non-virtue. We can use the Dharma to avoid such negativities and practice ...
The story behind writing the book. Reading of selected verses and the commentary.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
A meditation on the folly of self-absorption and the constant striving for attainment.
Reading from the book “Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage” on the giving aspect of the taking-and-giving meditation.
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.”
An overview of how to do the taking and giving meditation.
Venerable Master Jingliang of the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China talks about the contributions of bhiksunis to the Dharma in Taiwan.
The disadvantages of self-centeredness and the benefits of cherishing others.
Review of the four sets of excellent qualities developed on the bodhisattva path, and the types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment.
A karmic payback incident shows how to avoid suffering by avoiding those negative actions that cause suffering.
The disadvantages of self-centeredness and the five decisions to make after equalizing self and others.