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Dealing with grief

Dealing with grief

Talks given at Sravasti Abbey from September 24-25, 2005.

Examining grief

  • What grief is
  • What its causes are
  • How we can work with our emotions regardless of our religious background

Dealing with Grief (download)

Questions and answers

  • How does the grieving process work when you lose someone with whom you were in a complicated relationship?
  • What happens to those who commit suicide?

Dealing with Grief 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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