The welfare of all beings
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation: Verse 1
A series of teachings on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation given during the Rejoicing and Giving Thanks Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in November 2008.
- Working for the wellbeing of all sentient beings
- Abilities of a Buddha
- Wanting ourselves and others to be happy
- Kindness of others
- Happiness comes from within
- Generosity and happiness
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation: Verse 1 (download)
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation: Introduction
Eight Verses of Thought Transformation: Verse 2
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.