Finding our spiritual guide
Good Teacher, Good Student: Part 1 of 5
Part of a series of teachings on the qualities of teachers and students, given May 23-25, 2009.
- The need for a spiritual mentor
- Qualities of a spiritual mentor
- Finding a spiritual mentor
Good teacher, good student 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.