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Counteracting anger with compassion

Counteracting anger with compassion

Part of a series of talks given during a retreat on “Disarming the Mind: Working with Anger for a Happier Life” at the Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa in Pomaia (Pisa), Italy.

  • Anger is not necessary or beneficial
  • A personal story of dealing with anger
  • Counteracting anger with compassion

Disarming the mind 06 (download)

  • Questions and answers
    • How can you have a constructive sense of self-worth and accept yourself?
    • Is it possible to have a romantic relationship without attachment?
    • Does the precept to not kill mean not eating meat?

Disarming the mind 07 (download)

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.