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The way of compassion

Embrace your open-hearted life

A conversational talk on compassion for The Yoga Hour with Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian.

  • The path of yoga
  • Cultivation of love, compassion, and kindness
  • Basic understanding of compassion
  • Equanimity
  • Not letting our emotions overwhelm us
  • Self-centerdness

Embrace your open-hearted life: The way of compassion (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.