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Restricting the environment

Restricting the environment

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.

  • Completion of the commentary on the precepts of mind training and conventional bodhicitta
  • The benefit of restricting the environment and keeping some distance from the objects that give rise to the afflictions
  • The disadvantages of moving from practice to practice with a fickle mind looking for something new and better

MTRS 54: Precepts of mind training, part 6 (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.