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How to have a happy mind

How to have a happy mind

A talk given in Hong Kong.

  • Motivation is the key to happiness
  • Anger is counterproductive to happiness
  • Increasing our own happiness by benefiting others
  • Dealing with anger
  • Taking a different approach to conflicts
  • Questions
    • How can you handle difficult people in your family?
    • How can you be non-attached to a situation but stay connected to others?
    • What advice do you have to cope with the stress of work?
    • How can one deal with the fear of death?

How to have a happy mind (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.

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