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The power of remedial action

Part of a series of teachings from the 2012-2013 New Year's Purification Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Qualifications of a remedial action
  • Explanation of the visualization for doing remedial action in the Vajrasattva practice
  • Purifying karma from pervious lives
  • Understanding what is meant by “spirit offense”
  • How Vajrasattva helps with depression
  • What it means to experience bliss

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.