Venerable Thubten Chodron
Pioneering American Buddhist teacher and founder of Sravasti Abbey, currently assisting His Holiness the Dalai Lama with The Library of Wisdom and Compassion book series.
Establishing the Sangha in the West
Venerable Thubten Chodron spoke to a group of Western monastics about how to establish a monastic community in the West. Read the full transcript of the meeting here.
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The path from worry to fear and anxiety, and the…View post
Counteracting habitual mental patterns
We can accept the person we are now and create…View post
Dr. Russell Kolts discusses how compassion helps us work through…View post
70 Topics: Introduction
Overview of the "Ornament for Clear Realization," the basis for…View post
How to Meditate: Purpose and posture
Preparing the mind and body for a meditation session.View post
Facing fear of death
How to face the fear of death and practical methods…View post
Buddhahood depends on sentient beings
Reviewing Chapter 12, "The Mind and Its Potential", describing how…View post
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Good Karma: Helpful and unhelpful friends
Responses to questions and commentary on verses about spiritual friends.View Post
Gratitude for the Dharma
A. L. reflects on how prison has afforded her time…View Post
Gathas for daily life
An incarcerated person is inspired by the writing of Thich…View Post
Dealing with difficult changes
A woman in prison uses a mind training prompt to…View Post
Good Karma: The importance of motivation
The mental nonvirtues of coveting, malice, and wrong views.View Post
Good Karma: Karmic consequences of the ten nonvirtues
Why we should avoid engaging in killing, stealing, and sexual…View Post
Good Karma: Serving others instead of exploiting them
How to overcome miserliness and being mistreated by others.View Post
Good Karma: The four characteristics of karma
More about the characteristics of karma and how to overcome…View Post
Good Karma: A short overview of the Buddhist worldview
Introduction to the Buddhist worldview and "The Wheel of Sharp…View Post
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365 Gems of Wisdom
Reflections by Venerable Thubten Chodron and other Sravasti Abbey monastics to guide us in settin...View Details
Realizing the Profound View
This 8th volume in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series, the second of three focusing on e...View Details
Searching for the Self
Volume 7 of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion explores emptiness and leads us to delve deeply ...View Details
The 6th book in the multi-volume collection and the 2nd devoted to compassion. Courageous Compass...View Details
Working with Anger
A variety of Buddhist methods for subduing anger, not by changing what is happening, but by worki...View Details
Open Heart, Clear Mind
A practical introduction to the application of Buddhist psychology to modern life in order to bet...View Details
Buddhism for Beginners
An accessible and engaging introduction to some of the most commonly asked questions about the es...View Details
Guided Buddhist Meditations
This invaluable resource provides Dharma practitioners with clear explanations of the stages of t...View Details
Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness
A book enjoyable and beneficial for all ages, Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness has much to...View Details
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