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Taking the practice home

How to free your mind—Tara the liberator

A two-day workshop conducted at Tai Pei Buddhist Centre, Singapore, in October of 2006.

Advice and dedication

What to do after completing the workshop?

  • Advice to continue the practice after the retreat
  • Retreat is just doing more intense practice
  • Put in energy to learn to do the practice on our own
  • Importance of setting up a daily meditation practice

Tara workshop 13: What to do? (download)

More advice

  • Rejoice in putting heart, body, mind, speech in positive direction
  • Creating the cause to encounter teachings in the future

Tara workshop 14: More advice (download)

Dedication of merit

  • Rejoice at the holiday with Tara, spending the weekend practicing
  • Dedicate merit for each and every living being
  • Recitation of the King of Prayers

Tara workshop 15: Dedication (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.