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How anger functions

How anger functions

Part of a series of teachings given during the White Tara Retreat at Sravasti Abbey.

  • Our ignorance that mistakes help for harm, and harm for help
  • The fire of anger
  • How anger functions
  • Whether anger is justified
  • What we’re wanting when we’re angry
  • Disadvantages of anger

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.