The kindness of others

The kindness of others

Part of a series of talks given during the annual Young Adult Week program at Sravasti Abbey in 2011.

  • Contemplate the kindness of others
  • Think of them as your mothers
  • Think of others as your teachers

Young Adult Week 2011: Kindness of others (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.