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The results of the collections of wisdom and merit

The results of the collections of wisdom and 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.

  • The Dharma changes our perspective and relaxes the mind
  • The results of the two collections are the two bodies of the Buddha
  • Abandoning discouragement
  • The three types of laziness to overcome
  • Putting self-confidence and humility together

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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.

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