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Happiness of others around us

Happiness of others around us

A series of teachings given during the Chenrezig Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2010. Teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion were also given during this retreat.

  • Discussion on how to be kind to people who are close to us
  • Commentary on the related verses from Chapter 8 in Shantideva’s A Guide to a Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
  • How to transform our mind to cherish the happiness of others, not our own

06 108 Verses on Compassion 2010 (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.