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The Vimalakirti Sutra: The two truths

The Vimalakirti Sutra: The two truths

Part three of four talks on the Vimalakirti Sutra given at the Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre in Singapore in 2016 and 2017.

  • The reluctance of the bodhisattvas to visit Vimalakirti
  • The joys of the pleasures of the Dharma
  • The two truths
  • Two different perceptions of the body
  • Avoiding the arrogance of being a Dharma practitioner

The Vimalakirti Sutra part 3: The two truths (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.