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Changing perspective to undermine anger

Changing perspective to undermine anger

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.

  • Where anger originates from and how it develops
  • Using thought transformation practices to see difficult situations more objectively
  • How our mind is the source of our happiness and suffering
  • Letting go of grudges

Disarming the mind 02 (download)

  • Questions and answers
    • What about anger for ourselves?
    • What about the anger that arises from seeing injustice?
    • What about punishment for injustice?

Disarming the mind 03 (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.