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Planting seeds to understand the Dharma

Planting seeds to understand the Dharma

Part of a series of teachings given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Buddhism for Young Adults program in 2018.

  • The continuities of the body and the mind
  • Karma and rebirth
  • Taking advantage of a precious human rebirth
  • Learning to age gracefully
  • Planting the seeds to hear and understand the Dharma
  • Creating virtue in an age of decline

Young Adult Week 05: Planting the seeds to understand the teachings (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.