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Working with anger

Working with anger

Part of a series of teachings given at the Jewel Heart Center in Cleveland, Ohio from July 6-8, 2007.

Working with anger

  • The definition of anger
  • Looking at situations in different ways

Working with anger 01 (download)

Transforming anger

  • Taking responsibility for what you feel
  • Catching anger when it is small
  • Looking at your motivation
  • Causes and antidotes to anger

Working with anger 02 (download)

Questions and answers

  • Helping others who are angry
  • How to handle patterns of anger
  • Anger management and children
  • The relationship between anger and regret
  • Anger directed at poor health or a death of a loved one

Working with anger Q&A (download)

Also refer to Section II of Open Heart, Clear Mind: Working Effectively with Emotions.

Day 1: His Holiness the Dalai Lama and compassion
Day 3: Cultivating contentment

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.