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Identifying the real source of our difficulties

Identifying the real source of our difficulties

Part of a series of talks based on the book Good Karma: How to Create the Causes of Happiness and Avoid the Causes of Suffering given during a workshop at Tibet House Germany in Frankfurt, April 29-30, 2017. In English with German translation.

  • Taking pizza to the street—overcoming anxiety to connect with others
  • Seeing their faults and dealing with our socially acceptable addictions
  • Yamantaka and the purpose of fierce dieties
  • Putting energy into reducing self-grasping and self-centeredness

Good Karma 03 April 30, 2017 Tibethaus Frankfurt (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.