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The importance of daily practice

The importance of daily practice

A talk given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Monastic Life program in 2015.

  • The importance of a stable daily practice
  • Integrating the Buddhist worldview into our lives
  • Reasoning with our afflicted mind
  • Dealing with “freak-outs” in our Dharma practice
  • Similarities and differences between the vinaya schools

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.