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Amitabha practice: Mantra recitation and visualization

Part of a series of talks given during a retreat on the meditation on Amitabha Buddha at North Kunsangar Buddhist retreat center in Russia. In English with Russian translation.

  • The eight worldly concerns and how they can sneak into Dharma practice, continued
    • Attachment to a good reputation and aversion to a bad reputation
    • Attachment to pleasant sense experiences and aversion to unpleasant experiences
  • Mantra recitation and visualization in the Amitabha sadhana
  • What purification means

Amitabha practice: Mantra recitation (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.