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Morality in a modern world

Morality in a modern world

A talk given at the Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Singapore on December 7, 2016.

  • The afflictions haven’t changed but there are now more ways to create negativity
  • The modern age enables new ways to engage in the ten paths of non-virtue
  • The personal benefits that come from ethical conduct and taking precepts
  • The great value in simply being polite

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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.