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Questions from children

A lively session with children aged seven to eight at the Tender Loving Care Student Centre, Singapore in January 2004.

Part one

  • Demonstrating respect
  • Establishing the morning motivation
  • Nature at the Abbey

Kids Talk 01 (download)

Part two

  • Life as a nun
  • Happiness in living simply
  • American culture

Kids Talk 02 (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.

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