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Instructions on the Dorje Khadro practice

(Vajra Daka) Fire offering

A teaching given at Sravasti Abbey in 2015. The text of this practice can be found here.

  • Opening instructions
  • Visualization of Dorje Khadro
  • Visualization in ordinary form
  • Offering and mantra
  • General ending instructions
  • Questions and answers

Dorje Khadro instructions (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.