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Interdependence and equanimity

Interdependence and equanimity

Part of a series of teachings given during the Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2015.

  • Reflecting on our interdependence with other beings
  • The importance of cultivating equanimity to enable us to benefit all beings
  • Developing the courage to change our habits
  • A story on the disadvantages of attachment to touchables

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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