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Instructions for enhancing the collection of merit

Instructions for enhancing the collection of merit

Part of a series of talks based on the book Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness given at the Phendeling Center for Tibetan Buddhsim in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Activities to fulfill the collection of wisdom
  • Aiding the downtrodden and unfortunate
  • Giving and governing with compassion
  • Help others but don’t neglect yourself
  • Ways to give the Dharma

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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.