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Eroding self-centeredness

Eroding self-centeredness

A series of commentaries on Mind Training Like Rays of the Sun by Nam-kha Pel, a disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa, given between September 2008 and July 2010.

  • The meditation on taking on the suffering of others
  • How we can use it to erode our self-centeredness
  • The importance of remembering taking and giving in daily life and not just practicing it in meditation

MTRS 36: Compassion—taking the suffering of others and their environment (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.