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Chenrezig front-generation practice

A series of teachings given during the Chenrezig Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2009. Teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion were also given during this retreat.

  • What to do during retreat, and during and outside of meditation sessions
  • Description of walking meditation, different methods and benefits to mind/body
  • Importance of hearing teachings, contemplating afterwards, thinking in terms of one’s own life
  • Summary of the sadhana, including visualization, tuning into compassion, and maintaining that throughout the day
  • Guided meditation on Chenrezig front-generation practice

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.