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Trouble with relationships

Dealing with negative emotions in relationships and communities

A public talk at Santi Forest Monastery on May 7, 2014.

  • Understanding karma
  • Dealing with the judgmental mind
  • Being taken advantage of and how to work with it
  • Working with the self-centered mind
  • Responding to criticism
  • Cultivating mindfulness

Getting along with 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.

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