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Actions to abandon and adopt

Actions to abandon and adopt

Part of a series of talks given during Sravasti Abbey’s annual Exploring Buddhism for Young Adults program in the summer of 2019.

  • The importance of ethical conduct
  • What happens when we exaggerate the qualities of others
  • The attitudes and actions to abandon and adopt
    • Physical actions
    • Verbal actions
    • Mental attitudes

Young Adult Week 05: Actions to abandon and adopt (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.