Measuring progress

Measuring progress

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

  • Advice from Geshe Sonam Rinchen
    • His comments on how to measure progress in practicing the four establishments of mindfulness
  • How we usually view how things arise, abide, age and disintegrate
    • How to analyze this sequence to get a more accurate view

Four Establishments of Mindfulness 24: Geshe Sonam Rinchen comments (download)

After concluding this series Venerable Thubten Chodron continued the teachings on the four establishments of mindfulness the following week by beginning a commentary on the subtle four establishments of mindfulness taken from Chapter 9 of Shantideva’s “Engaging in the Bodhisattva Deeds.”

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.

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