Advice and discussion about governing and leadership, Buddhist activism, and compassion towards prisoners.
How Nagarjuna's advice to a leader is still relevant for leaders in modern times including, important qualities of leaders, social programs and prisons.
A prayer to Kuan Yin, a female manifestation of the Buddha of Compassion, in light of recent events in Russia and the suffering in the world.
The schedule of Venerable Thubten Chodron's teaching tour during the spring of 2018.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal leads a review of Chapters 7 and 8, and begins going through the divisions of the selfless in Chapter 9.
There are many ways to consider one’s desire to ordain. Motivation is the most important factor.
The lifestyle of a Buddhist nun or monk is based on Buddhist values of compassion, service, and spiritual practice.
The preliminary practice of offering water bowls cultivates openness and generosity in the practitioner.
All living beings desire security and stability. How can we, as Buddhists, reconcile this need with our understanding of impermanence?
Compassion includes the courage to stay when things get tough and deal with discomfort that arises when in contact with those experiencing suffering.
Our lives, beset by chaos, can still give form to love. A student considers the way this can happen.
Venerable Thubten Pende shares her experiences of receiving ordination in Taiwan.
Venerable Chonyi examines some of the ways a friend can be of help when a family is facing loss.
Continuation of the commentary on verses from Je Rinpoche’s “Three Principle Aspects of the Path,” about how to realize emptiness.