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The six harmonies (continued)

The six harmonies (continued)

A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2007.

Harmony in community

  • Harmonies of precepts, views and welfare
  • Benefits for the individual and community

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 8 (download)

Questions and answers

  • The rules of the Abbey
  • Precepts in the 21st century
  • Buddhists from different traditions living together in community
  • Differences in precepts amongst traditions

Exploring Monastic Life 2007: Session 8 Q&A (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.