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Ethical conduct in modern times

Ethical conduct in modern times

A talk given at Poh Ming Tse Temple, Singapore, in 2011.

  • The kindness of others
  • The need to expand on the Buddha’s teachings in modern times
  • Controversial topics
  • The five precepts
  • Discrimination
  • Medical ethics
  • Questions and answers
    • Premarital sex
    • Stepchildren
    • Organ donation
    • Death penalty

Ethical conduct in modern times (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.