The hindrances: Doubt

The hindrances: Doubt

Part of a series of teachings given during the Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2012.

  • Questions and answers on previous session
    • Different kinds of hindrances according to Pali tradition and Mahayana texts
    • What is laxity
    • What it means to relax the mind during the in-between, non-meditation times
    • What mindfulness means in developing serenity
    • Helpful resources for beginners in Dharma practice
  • Doubt
    • What doubt is
    • Counteracting doubtful 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.

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