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108 Verses: Verses 100-108

108 Verses: Verses 100-108

A series of teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion called A Precious Crystal Rosary by Bhikshu Lobsang Tayang given during the Chenrezig retreats at Cloud Mountain Retreat Center and Sravasti Abbey from 2006-2011.

  • Conclusion of the retreat with the final verses of 108 Verses Praising Great Compassion and the dedication
  • Great compassion is the source of goodness and happiness
  • Like great rivers that start in the snowy mountain, all the benefits, happiness, and realizations come from compassion
  • Compassion arising in the mind differentiates humans from domesticated animals, importance of using our human intelligence for the benefit of all
  • Author’s expression of humility and joy for sharing some of the noble qualities of great compassion

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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