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Karma and the wish for freedom

Karma and the wish for freedom

Part of a series of talks based on Taming the Mind given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from March 2009 to December 2011.

  • Explanation of karma
  • How we are creating karma all the time
  • Ten virtues according to the Pali Canon
  • How to benefit ourselves and others by developing the ten virtues

Taming the Mind 06: Karma and the wish for freedom (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.