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Wisdom fear of samsara

Wisdom fear of samsara

Part of a series of talks on The 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas given during a weekend retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Our situation in cyclic existence
  • Ignorance, afflictions, karma, and aggregates
  • Renouncing unsatisfactory circumstances
  • Role of the body
  • The confused mind
  • Wisdom, reality, and liberation
  • Rebirth and samsara
  • Teaching children
  • Finding happiness

37 Practices of Bodhisattvas 01 (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.