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How to achieve success, happiness and love

How to achieve success, happiness and love

A talk given in Singapore on November 24, 2004.


  • Defining success, happiness and love
  • Challenging the conditioning we have received

Success 01 (download)

Cultivating lasting happiness

  • The Buddhist viewpoint
  • Techniques to transform the mind

Success 02 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Sustaining a Buddhist practice
  • Understanding external objects
  • Motivating our spiritual practice
  • Keeping the heart open to others

Success: 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.