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Cultivating emotional balance

Cultivating emotional balance

A talk given at the Centro Nagarjuna Alicante in Alicante, Spain. The teachings are in English with Spanish translation.

  • Examining how we feel about the possibility of transforming our mind
  • The negative emotions that cause internal imbalance
  • Self-centeredness is always at the center of our states of emotional imbalance
  • The problem of low self-esteem and the remedies
  • Compassion for others makes us feel better
  • Self-acceptance and being kind to our self

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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.