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How to practice ethical conduct

How to practice ethical conduct

Part of a series of teachings given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Buddhism for Young Adults program in 2016.

  • Religions are always in the context of the political climate, culture, and language
  • Tibetan stories relating to impermanence and precious human life
  • How Tibetan refugees used the Dharma to remain compassionate in the face of hardship
  • There is no easy way to remove your suffering
  • The ten nonvirtues to abandon and virtuous actions to cultivate

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.