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Reflections on mind training

Reflections on mind training

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

  • Reflections from the trip to India and Singapore
  • Most important things to do, such as practicing Dharma with love, gratitude for one’s teacher, and a happy mind
  • Being humble, not making assumptions about others’ actions, not expecting how others should treat us
  • How to apply the Dharma in challenging interpersonal and other life situations

Mind and mental factors 16: Reflections on mind training (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.