Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Equanimity: Changing our conceptions of others

Equanimity: Changing our conceptions of others

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.

  • Developing equanimity is about changing our internal attitude, we still act according to social roles and relationships
  • Meditating on equanimity by looking at how we categorize others
  • Friends, enemies and strangers are not existent from their own side, we catagorize them from our side

Easy Path 35: Equanimity part 2 (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.