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Four immeasurables and seven-limb prayer

Four immeasurables and seven-limb prayer

A series of teachings given during the Chenrezig Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2011. Teachings on One Hundred and Eight Verses Praising Great Compassion were also given during this retreat.

  • Four sub-points of each wish
  • What is happiness?
  • Seven-limb prayer up to the limb of confession
  • Importance of praising others, respecting others
  • How purification practice helps us release our guilt, patterns of actions

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.