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Psychology of the Tara sadhana

Psychology of the Tara sadhana

Part of a series of teachings given during the Green Tara Retreat in 2015. During this retreat Venerable Thubten Chodron taught from the text Precious Lamp in Praise of Bodhicitta by Khunu Rinpoche Tenzin Gyaltsen.

  • Ways to think of Tara
  • Commentary on the psychology of the sadhana
    • The connection between refuge and bodhicitta
    • The four immeasurables
    • The seven-limb practice
    • Mandala offering
  • Question on pure lands

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.