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Transforming depression and anxiety

Transforming depression and anxiety

The first of two talks given at Langri Tangpa Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

  • Progressive relaxation and breathing meditation
  • Recognizing how thoughts fuel emotions
  • Happiness and suffering originate within the mind
  • Cultivating loving kindness towards self and others
  • Developing a kind heart helps heal our emotions

Transforming Depression and Anxiety into Joy and Courage, Part 1 (download)

Day 2 of this teaching can be found here.

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.