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Contemplating the value of our precious human rebirth

Contemplating the value of our precious human rebirth

Part of a series of talks on the four thoughts that turn the mind given at the Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore.

  • The four thoughts get us going in practice
  • The value of learning about karma and rebirth
  • The eight freedoms
  • The ten fortunes
  • Creating the causes for a precious human rebirth
  • Questions

Turning the mind to the Dharma 01: Precious Human Rebirth (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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