Creating the causes of happiness
Mind and mental factors
- The six primary minds and 51 mental factors
- Explanation of the five omnipresent and five object-ascertaining mental factors
- Definitions of the mental factors can be found here
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.