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Our mission as educators

Our mission as educators

A teaching given at Awareness Place Meditation Centre in Singapore on November 21, 2004.

Preparing students

  • Generating motivation for the class
  • Making requests to the Buddha and Manjushri

School Teachers 01 (download)

Cultivating learning

  • Mission of educators
  • Teaching children values and principles
  • Relating the Dharma to children’s lives

School Teachers 02 (download)

Generating ideas

  • Keeping children’s interests
  • Managing challenging behaviors in class

School Teachers 03 (download)

Question and answer session

  • Optimal class size
  • Addressing children’s anger
  • Answering difficult questions

School Teachers 04: 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.

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