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Afflictions and antidotes

Afflictions and antidotes

A series of teachings given during the Chenrezig Retreat at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center in 2007. Teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion were also given during this retreat.

  • Serving sentient beings, serving our teachers and the buddhas
  • The Karmapa and vegetarianism
  • Layers of afflictions grounded in attachment
  • Renunciation and happiness
  • Relating to worldly beauty
  • Samsara is unsatisfactory
  • Dharma requires time
  • Precepts as training

Chenrezig Retreat 05 (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.