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Mindfulness and sensual desire

Mindfulness and sensual desire

Part of a series of teachings given during the Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2018. A PDF of notes for this retreat can be found here.

  • Questions and answers
  • Mindfulness and concentration
  • Appreciating the object of meditation
  • The benefits of concentration
  • The five hindrances to concentration

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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