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Integrity and consideration for others

Group of 11 virtuous mental factors

Part of a series of teachings given through the Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle from January 1995 to April 1996.

  • Importance of daily meditation practice and attending teachings
  • Mind and mental factors—mindfulness, single-pointedness, wisdom
  • Review of faith or confidence
  • Importance of cultivating integrity (self-respect) and consideration of others (avoiding negativity)

Mind and mental factors 08: Integrity and consideration for others (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.