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Wisdom and compassion in daily life

Wisdom and compassion in daily life

A talk given in Moscow, Idaho.

  • Appreciating the kindness of others
  • Training ourselves to see the kindness of our enemies
  • Choosing compassion and forgiveness instead of resentment
  • Developing good relationships with ourselves and others
  • Questions and answers

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.