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Healing with love and compassion

Healing with love and compassion

A public talk given at Vajrayana Institute in Sydney, Australia on Living with an Open Heart.

  • About compassion-focused therapy
  • Planting the seeds of compassion
  • Enemies and friends of the open heart
  • How our mind categorizes people
  • Generating love and compassion

Living with an open heart (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.