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Death and peace of mind

Teachings given during the Death and Caring for the Dying Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2010.

  • Short explanation of the Amitabha Buddha chanting practice
  • Questions about dealing with our death
  • Practicing the five forces during life

Death and Caring for the Dying 03 (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.