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Refuge guidelines and karma

Refuge guidelines and karma

Part of a series of teachings on The Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience, a lamrim text by Panchen Losang Chokyi Gyaltsen, the first Panchen Lama.

  • Guidelines to strengthen the practice of refuge
  • Guidelines in terms of each of the Three Jewels
  • Common guidelines
  • The four general characteristics of karma as guidance for how to live
  • Purification of non-virtuous actions using four opponent powers

Easy Path 15: Refuge guidelines and karma (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.