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Mindfulness and introspective awareness

Mindfulness and introspective awareness

Part of a series of teachings given during the Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2011.

  • Introducing the practice of concentration
  • Higher training of wisdom, concentration, ethical conduct
  • Meanings of mindfulness and introspective awareness in the Buddhist context
  • Objects of meditation
  • Visualizing Buddha

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.