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Overview of the Buddhist worldview

Overview of the Buddhist worldview

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

  • The mind and human experience
  • The view of the self
  • The view of the concept of a soul
  • The continuity of the mind and rebirth
  • Karma

Young Adult Week 01: Overview of the Buddhist worldview (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.