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Understanding and transforming our difficulties

Understanding and transforming our difficulties

Part of a series of talks based on the book Good Karma given during a two day retreat at the Than Hsiang Temple in Penang, Malaysia. Hosted by the Young Buddhist Association.

  • The causes that lie behind anger and the remedies
  • Verse 19: Encouraging others to do virtuous actions
  • Verse 29: Reflecting on impermanence and the defects of cyclic existence

Good karma retreat 04: Understanding and transforming our difficulties (download)

Part 1 of this series:

https://thubtenchodron.org/2017/12/principles-of-karma/

Part 3 of this series:

https://thubtenchodron.org/2017/12/doing-virtuous-actions/
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.

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