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Practicing Buddhist mindfulness

Practicing Buddhist mindfulness

Group photo of Venerables Chodron, Chonyi, and Samten standing with the staff of Insight Timer Sydney.

A talk based on the book Awaken Every Day: 365 Buddhist Reflections to Invite Mindfulness and Joy given at Insight Timer in Sydney, Australia.

  • Practicing mindfulness from a Buddhist perspective
  • Setting a daily motivation as a mindfulness practice
  • Mindfulness must be linked to ethical conduct and compassion
  • Our speech can become a weapon of mass destruction
  • Survival of the most cooperative
  • Recognizing we are the recipient of kindness throughout our lives
  • Brief meditation on the three motivations

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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.