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Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 46-48

Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 46-48

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

  • Looking deeply into how our past actions create our present experience
  • Becoming heedful of non-virtuous actions
  • The purpose of precepts (monastic and lay vows)
  • Family and relationship problems
  • Our relationship with our parents

Wheel of Sharp Weapons (expanded): Verses 46-48 (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.