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Eight verses of mind training: Verse 2

A series of talks on the Eight Verses of Mind Training at the Chicago Jewel Heart Center, April 5-6, 2014.

  • Forgiving and apologizing
    • Recognizing what is our responsibility
    • Intervening in harmful behavior
    • Obstacles to forgiving and apologizing
    • Letting go of past mistakes
  • Verse 2
    • Cherishing others/not being self-centered
    • Meeting needs to avoid conflict
    • How to meditate on conflict

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Part 1: Eight verses of mind training: Verse 1
Part 3: Eight verses of mind training: Verses 3-6

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.