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108 Verses: Verses 48-52

108 Verses: Verses 48-52

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.

  • Story from an inmate, how he practiced in difficult situations
  • How the hook of compassion saves sentient beings
  • Are we really free?
  • Disadvantages of self-centeredness
  • How we normally create sufferings for others, covet others’ excellence

04 108 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.