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“Approaching the Buddhist Path”: The Buddhist view of life

“Approaching the Buddhist Path”: The Buddhist view of life

Part of a series of talks based on the book Approaching the Buddhist Path given during a retreat at Semkye Ling Retreat Centre in Schneverdingen, Germany.

  • Examining emotions from a Buddhist viewpoint
  • Training the mind to see situations in a more realistic and beneficial way
  • If we want to be happy we should be kind to others
  • What is mind?

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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.