Mindfulness of the body

Mindfulness of the body

Part of a series of teachings on A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen.

  • The specific characteristics of the four objects of mindfulness
  • The specific characteristics of the body
  • How to meditate on the impure nature of the body
  • The benefits of meditating on the body

Four Establishments of Mindfulness 07: The specific characteristics—the impurity of the body (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.