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Developing an attraction to Chenrezig

Developing an attraction to Chenrezig

Part of a series of teachings given during the December 2006 to March 2007 Chenrezig Winter Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Visualizing and chanting the mantra at the same time
  • Understanding the purpose of the visualization
  • Meditating on death and impermanence
  • Thinking about our attachment to others

Chenrezig Retreat 04 (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.