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Connecting with others with an open heart

Connecting with others with an open heart

  • Anger and the self-centered attitude block us from opening our heart to others
  • The peanut butter escalation
  • Being wisely self-centered benefits our self and others
  • Decreasing self-centeredness by contemplating it’s faults
  • Giving our pain to the self-centered thought
  • The more we see the kindness of others the more our heart opens to them

Living with an open heart 2016-04-26 Osal Ling (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.