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Equanimity and bodhicitta

Equanimity and bodhicitta

A talk given at the Pu Yi Nunnery in Taipei, Taiwan (ROC). In English with Chinese translation.

  • The three essential intentions to generate each morning
  • Equanimity is the foundation for developing bodhicitta
  • The seven-point cause and effect method to develop bodhicitta
  • Restoring trust after making a mistake
  • Practicing fortitude when others harm you

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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.