The Buddhist worldview

The Buddhist worldview

Part of a series of talks given during the annual Young Adult Week program at Sravasti Abbey in 2009.

  • How our worldview is based on a solid idea of self
  • Buddhist worldview of body, mind, and rebirth
  • The mind and buddha nature
  • How karma goes from one life to the next

Young Adults Exploring Buddhism 2009: Buddhist worldview (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.