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Medicine Buddha’s unshakeable resolves

Medicine Buddha’s unshakeable resolves

Part of a series of talks given during the week-long Medicine Buddha Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in July 2016.

  • Unshakeable resolves of the Medicine Buddha
  • How these reflect the concerns of the culture at the time
  • Commentary on the first four unshakeable resolves

Featured Medicine Buddha image by Sravasti Abbey.

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.