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Making progress in meditation

Making progress in meditation

A talk given at the Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Singapore.

  • The differences between Buddhist meditation and secular meditation
  • Stabilizing meditation and analytical meditation
  • Practicing meditation without expectation or grasping at a result
  • Dharma practice involves every aspect of our life
  • Building a strong foundation in the Dharma before doing a long retreat
  • Constructing a daily meditation practice
  • The difference between contentment and complacency

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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.