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10th anniversary of September 11

A Buddhist perspective

Part of a series of talks based on Taming the Mind given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from March 2009 to December 2011.

  • How the self-centered attitude causes conflicts on a personal and group level
  • How cherishing others leads to peace and harmony
  • Training our minds to benefit ourselves and others
  • Working in cooperation to avoid conflicts

Taming the Mind 24: The 10th anniversary of September 11th (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.

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