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How our emotions impact our mind

How our emotions impact our mind

Part of a series of teachings based on Living with an Open Heart: Cultivating Compassion in Everyday Life sponsored by Tibet House Germany in Frankfurt, Germany, April 15 to April 17, 2016. The teachings are in English with German translation.

  • How emotions, both positive and negative, impact our mind
    • Bodily experience
    • Attention
    • Thinking and reasoning
    • Imagery in our mind
    • Motivation
    • Behavior
  • Understanding anger in terms of the six factors
  • Looking at compassion in terms of the six factors
  • The purpose of imagery and visualization in practice

Living With an Open Heart 04 Frankfurt (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.