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Excerpts from the book Awaken Every Day: 365 Buddhist Reflections to Invite Mindfulness and Joy
How it's possible to go beyond blaming others or our self and work together to alleviate the suffering that everyone experiences in a difficult situation.
Venerable Thubten Chodron talks about tonglen and the issues of terrorism we are facing around the globe.
Nirvana is not a place but a state of mind attained by internal transformation. The fact that we have buddha nature allows us to go from samsara to nirvana.
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
How cultivating compassion and living ethically create the foundation for a happy life.
Commentary on “The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation”. How to use them to practice in daily life, especially in difficult situations.
How to integrate “The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation” into our meditation.
An interview with Sandie Sedgbeer of OMTimes.
A steady, sustained Dharma practice through good and bad times is the fuel for spiritual growth. How meditating on compassion helps sustain daily practice.
By Venerable Tenzin Tsepal on Jun 14, 2019 in Approaching the Buddhist Path, Stages of the Path to Awakening with Thubten Chodron
Venerable Tenzin Tsepal reviews Chapter 3 sections on, “Emotions and Survival” and “Working with Afflictions.”
By Venerable Sangye Khadro on Jun 13, 2019 in Study Buddhist Treatises with Thubten Chodron, The Course in Buddhist Reasoning and Debate
Venerable Sangye Khadro discusses the 5 object ascertaining mental factors, and begins explaining the 11 virtuous mental factors.
The Ten Great Vows, based on great compassion, were written by Vasubandhu in the 4th century.
Venerable Thubten Chodron on how wisdom and compassion can be taught in contemporary culture.
Venerable Thubten Chodron on attaining a balance between study, meditation, and social service.