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“Connected Discourses with Kassapa”

“Connected Discourses with Kassapa”

A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2012.

  • Radical reformatting of self
  • Connected Discourses with Kassapa
    • Relating to laypeople: Family, friends
    • Teaching the Dharma: Pure and impure
  • Questions and answers
    • Accepting money
    • Supported by donation
    • Aging parents

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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