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Cultivating love and compassion

A series of four telephonic teachings on anger for Tricycle Magazine given May 10-31, 2006.

  • Love, compassion, and forgiveness for abusers
  • Does venting anger work?
  • How does anger destroy merit or positive potential?
  • If you apply an antidote when anger arises;does it still destroy positive potential?

Cultivating love and compassion: Tricycle teletalk 07 Q&A (download)

Applying antidotes

  • When anger is directed at ourselves
  • Cultivating love, compassion, and tolerance for ourselves and others

Cultivating love and compassion: Tricycle teletalk 08 (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.