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Getting a handle on anger

Getting a handle on anger

A talk given at Phendeling-Center for Tibetansk Buddhisme in Copenhagen, Denmark, April 29, 2016.

  • The definition of anger in Buddhism
  • The emotion of anger and the behavior motivated by anger are often confused
  • Before we can get a handle on anger we need to recognize it in the early stages
  • The disadvantages of anger
  • Antidotes to anger

Working with anger, Phendeling Centre (download)

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.