The far-reaching practice of generosity
Taking delight in giving: Part 1 of 5
Teaching on the far-reaching practice of generosity through commentary on Chapter 18 and 19 of Nagarjuna’s text, Treatise on the Great Perfection of Wisdom, given March 21-22, 2009, at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center.
- The benefits of generosity
- What makes generosity a far-reaching practice
- Two qualities of all paramitas (far-reaching practices): bodhicitta motivation and wisdom realizing emptiness
- 27 aspects of generosity
Taking delight in giving 01 (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.