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“Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness”: Talk and book launch

“Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness”: Talk and book launch

A talk based on the book Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness given at Poh Ming Tse Temple in Singapore, December 13, 2017.

  • To attain liberation a series of good rebirths is needed
  • Developing the wisdom that understands how persons and things really exist
  • Speaking the truth requires two qualities
  • Giving with kindness and respect
  • Training in tranquility and wisdom

“Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness” 2017-12-13 (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.