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Inner peace, world peace

Inner peace, world peace

A talk given at North Idaho College in in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

  • The relationship between inner peace and world peace
  • Investigating the real source of happiness and suffering
  • Working with our afflictions
  • Developing a heart of kindness towards others
  • The power we have as individuals to influence the lives of other living beings
  • Creating the causes for the results we want to see in the world

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.