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How ignorance interferes with good relationships

How ignorance interferes with good relationships

Part of a series of talks on healing relationships and cultivating healthy relationships given at the Centro Nagarjuna Valencia in Valencia, Spain. The teachings are in English with Spanish translation.

  • The two forms of ignorance
  • When we are ignorant of how our actions are causes we create a lot of problems
  • Understanding karma and Buddhist ethical conduct without remnants of Christian beliefs
  • The ten nonvirtues and how they create problems in relationships
  • How intoxicants cause problems

Healing relationships 05: Ignorance and relationships (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.