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Attachment and serenity

Attachment and serenity

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

  • Observing our attachment to visible forms and sounds
  • Letting go of attachment to visible forms and sounds
  • Understanding the disadvantages of samsaric pleasure

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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