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108 Verses: Verses 15-19

108 Verses: Verses 15-19

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 the Three Jewels are reliable
  • Three types of dukkha: pain, change, pervasive conditioning
  • Questions and answers
    • The possibility of enlightenment in this lifetime
    • The continuum of the mindstream after liberation
    • The word “enlightenment” in different traditions
    • How to expand compassion into great compassion
    • Removal of the self-centered mind

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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