Science, creation and rebirth
Teachings on Buddhism for Beginners
Talks given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day from March to December 2012.
- Similarities and differences between the scientific and Buddhist view of the mind
- Buddhist view of rebirth and the continuity of the mind from rebirth to rebirth
- Influence of karma on rebirth
Buddhism for Beginners 06: Science, creation and rebirth (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.