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Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 104-106

Wheel of Sharp Weapons: Verses 104-106

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

  • How, under investigation, things do not exist the way they appear to us to exist
  • Meditation to give us appreciation of our precious human life
  • Remembering death and impermanence
  • Illusion-like analogies
  • How the self does not exist the way it appears to

Wheel of Sharp Weapons (expanded): Verses 104-106 (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.