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Chapter 6: Verses 1-3

Chapter 6: Verses 1-3

Part of a series of teachings on Chapter 6: “The Perfection of Patience” from Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, organized by Pureland Marketing, Singapore.

  • Memories of Venerable Fatt Kwan
  • About Shantideva
  • Three types of fortitude
  • Why we need difficult people
  • The disadvantages of anger
  • Pitfalls of repressing our anger and exaggerating people’s bad qualities
  • Seeing our anger as our enemy (not a part of us)
  • Correcting injustice without resorting to anger

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.