Teaching on the compatibility of dependent arising and emptiness.
Archive | May, 2017
Teaching on how everything depends on thought, and an explanation of the analogy of the rope and the snake that is often used to explain emptiness.
How to see ourselves as an illusion instead of buying into our usual distorted view of reality.
Teaching on extending the meditation on emptiness to things we own, and on the union of serenity and insight.
Reviewing the four-point analysis of the emptiness of the self and teaching on coarse and subtle selflessness.
By Venerable Thubten Chodron on May 26, 2017 in Gomchen Lamrim, Stages of the Path to Awakening with Thubten Chodron
Teaching on the auxiliary bodhisattva precepts related to the perfections of ethical conduct and fortitude.
By Venerable Thubten Chodron on May 25, 2017 in Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland with Venerable Thubten Chodron, Study Buddhist Treatises with Thubten Chodron
Teaching on the last section of this text, ‘Closing Words of Advice.’ Explanation of four key practices to cultivate, and how to rely on a spiritual mentor.
A response to a student’s email about how to find hope and wisdom in times of difficulty.
Delving into wisdom, exploring the various similes that are used to bring us closer to understanding the true nature of reality.
A discussion about the impact of anger, how one relates to compassion, and the need to address racism in American culture.