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Meditation, misconceptions, and the four seals

The Four Establishments of Mindfulness: Part 2

A series of teachings on the four establishments of mindfulness given at Maitripa College in October 2014.

  • The two manners of meditation
  • The four misconceptions
  • The four seals of Buddhism
  • Major misconceptions on the body, feelings, mind, and phenomenon
  • Benefits of understanding the body, feeling, mind, and phenomenon

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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