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Taming the mind: Questions and answers

Part of a series of teachings from the Taming the Mind Retreat at Buddhist Fellowship, Singapore, December 7-8, 2013.

  • What to do when practicing mindfulness and watching our thoughts
  • Thinking lowly of oneself with respect to practicing Dharma
  • The consciousness and rebirth
  • Handling conflicts with someone close from a different faith
  • As a teacher, how to maintain loving kindness with kids who are acting up

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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