Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 69-72

Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 69-72

An expanded commentary on Dharmarakshita’s The Wheel of Sharp Weapons given at Sravasti Abbey from 2004-2006.

  • Hacking away at the things we cling to
  • Remembering the faults of the self-centered attitude
  • Strengthening our energy to oppose the self-centered thought
  • Not getting sucked into self-judgment
  • Getting swept away by distraction when having opportunity to practice
  • Importance of daily scheduled meditation
  • Taking advantage of our precious human life

Wheel of Sharp Weapons (expanded): Verses 69-72 (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.