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Five powers at death

Five powers at death

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.

  • Continuation of the commentary on practicing the five powers at the time of death
  • The importance of having a positive state of mind at the time of death to attain a rebirth favorable to practicing the Dharma
  • The importance of practicing in daily life to develop familiarity with the practices and mind states that we want at the time of death

MTRS 43: The five powers at death, part 1 (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.