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Introduction to vajrayana

Introduction to vajrayana

A talk given at the Buddhist and Pali College of Singapore.

  • The common practices of all Buddhist traditions
  • Vajrayana is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism
  • Using our imagination to help us on the path
  • The symbolic representations of the qualities of the Buddhas
  • Questions

Introduction to Vajrayana (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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