Exam=mindfulness, compassion and concentration

A discussion at the National University of Singapore

Compassion in exams

  • Broadening the motivation for studying
  • Having care and compassion for others

E=MC² 01 (download)

Concentration and mindfulness in exams

  • Creating conducive circumstances for developing concentration
  • Meditation, exercise, and proper sleep
  • How being mindful of our principles contributes to happiness

E=MC² 02 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Distraction
  • Overcoming dullness of mind
  • How compassion and happiness benefits the giver
  • Overcoming fear

E=MC² 03: Q&A (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.