Panic and fear

Part of a series of teachings given at a weekend retreat on environmental activism at Sravasti Abbey, August 31 to September 3, 2007.

Emotional motivation

  • Experiencing panic and fear as opposed to being relaxed and calm

Activism with altruism 04a (download)

Questions and answers

  • Request for advice when you live in a home where your family does not practice Buddhism
  • Discussion on creative endeavors and motivation
  • What does a well-balanced life look like?

Activism with altruism 04b (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.

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