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Seeking happiness from inside

Seeking happiness from inside

Part of a series of talks given during the annual Young Adult Week program at Sravasti Abbey in 2013.

  • Guidelines for living in a community
  • Regret vs. guilt or shame
  • Competition and winning
  • Precepts and their effects—not killing, not stealing

Young Adult Week 2013: 01 Seeking happiness from inside (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.