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Mind training for a modern world

Mind training for a modern world

The first of two talks on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation given at Øsal Ling Tibetansk Buddhistisk Center in Aarhus, Denmark.

  • Thought transformation practices challenge our old habits of thinking and acting
  • Verse 1: Developing bodhicitta
  • Challenging how we view others as friends, enemies and strangers
  • Reflecting on the kindness of others and how much we depend on them
  • Verse 2: Countering the self-centered thought

Mind training for a modern world (download)

The second talk can be found here.

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.