Study guide to the book Open Heart, Clear Mind, a foundational and profound introduction to the Buddha’s teachings.
Archive | April, 2019
Venerable Thubten Chodron talks about tonglen and the issues of terrorism we are facing around the globe.
A nun who participated in the Abbey’s 2018 Living Vinaya program writes about how the event demonstrates the transmission of an Asian Vinaya lineage to the West
Reviewing material already covered in Chapter 20 on definitions and illustrations, and discussing the different types of ‘divisions.’
On March 15, 2019, 50 people at mosques in New Zealand were murdered by a shooter. Al, an incarcerated person, responds with with a plea for peace.
Finishing Chapter Five, discussing the section ‘Buddhism in Tibet,’ and beginning Chapter Six.
Venerable Sangye Khadro begins teaching on ‘Mind and Mental Factors’, giving an introduction, and covering the five omnipresent mental factors.
The danger in having unrealistic expectations of others, and how sentient beings will do what sentient beings do. Seeing those who harm us as our teachers.
How to work with our mind when someone has betrayed our trust.
A discussion on antidotes to jealousy.