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108 Verses: Verses 20-26

108 Verses: Verses 20-26

A series of teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion called A Precious Crystal Rosary by Bhikshu Lobsang Tayang given during the Chenrezig retreats at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center and Sravasti Abbey from 2006-2011.

  • How having surrendered to great compassion, one can act to benefit others
  • Verses from Chapter 3 of Shantideva’s A Guide to a Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
    • Aspirations that bodhisattvas put into practice
  • How to work with the self-centered attitude, examine and change our actions
  • Qualities of great compassion

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.

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