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Bringing an awareness of karma into our lives

Bringing an awareness of karma into our lives

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 in Moscow, Russia. In English with Russian translation.

  • A tenth century text that is relevant to our lives today
  • Verse 9: Using tonglen to confront our habitual ways of thinking
  • The disadvantages of the self-centered thought and self-grasping

Good Karma 01 Moscow (download)

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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.