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Reflecting on death and impermanence

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

  • Subduing the mental afflictions makes the more mind peaceful and content
  • Reflecting on death lessens attachment and anger
  • Releasing resentment
  • Questions

Turning the mind to the Dharma 04: Reflecting on death and impermanence (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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