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Kindness vitamins: An interview

Kindness vitamins: An interview

Venerable Thubten Chodron shares on how Buddhist practice has changed her life on the Third Eye Drops Show.

  • Why Venerable Chodron ordained as a Buddhist nun
  • How to practice in daily life
  • What mindfulness means
  • The importance of having a spiritual mentor and a spiritual tradition
  • Listening to your inner wisdom

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.