Practicing in harmony

Practicing in harmony

A talk on the practices that the different Buddhist traditions share in common given at Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre in Singapore.

  • Seeing our similarities and acknowledging diversity
  • The core principles that all Buddhist traditions share
  • All traditions share the three higher trainings
  • The four seals
  • How to know which tradition is appropriate for you

Download a Wisdom News article on this talk, written by Yoke Kuang.

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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