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“Approaching the Buddhist Path”: Personal reflections on the path

A book reading with commentary based on Chapter 11 of the book Approaching the Buddhist Path given at the Maitreya Instituut in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • The Dalai Lama’s morning practices
  • Appreciating the opportunity of a precious human life
  • The benefit of doing glance meditations
  • The benefit of reading a text repeatedly

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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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