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The benefits of bodhichitta

The benefits of bodhichitta

A talk given in North Kunsangar, Russia. Hosted by Friends of Sravasti Russia. In English with Russian translation.

  • Compassion is one of the chief causes of bodhicitta
  • When we’re angry we are not seeing the situation accurately
  • How the self-centered mind is involved in getting upset
  • A small issue can create a big rift in a relationship
  • Behaving the worst with those we care about the most
  • Remedies to help work with anger
  • Techniques for dealing with criticism
  • Question: How do you recognize anger as it is happening?

The benefits of bodhicitta (download)

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.