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Obstacles and antidotes

Obstacles and antidotes

Part of a series of teachings from the Cultivating Love Retreat in 2015.

  • Obstacles to cultivating love
  • Prejudice based on stereotypes
  • Our judgmental mind and where it comes from
  • Ways to meditate on love in the Theravada and Tibetan traditions
  • Antidotes to the obstacles to cultivating love

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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