Part of a series of short Bodhisattva’s Breakfast Corner talks on transforming adversity into the path.
- Review of the four preparations
- Ways of accumulating merit
- Training the mind to eliminate the self-centered thought
- How generating bodhicitta allows for a relaxed mind
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.