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Showing gratitude for others

Showing gratitude for others

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

  • Reflecting on our dependence on others and their kindness
  • Developing gratitude for all
  • Decreasing the feeling of “me”

Young Adult Week 2013: 03 Showing gratitude for others (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.