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Far-reaching attitude of generosity

Far-reaching attitude of generosity

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.

  • Exploration of Nagarjuna and the practice of generosity
  • The importance of the mental attitude during the act of giving
  • How small acts of giving can be transformed into a spiritual activity

Taming the Mind 08: Far-reaching attitude of generosity (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.