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Absorbing yourself in ultimate love

Absorbing yourself in ultimate love

Part of a series of teachings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s book titled How to See Yourself as You Really Are at Sravasti Abbey in 2020.

  • Chapter 23, Absorbing Yourself in Ultimate Love:
    • Meditative reflection for realizing the ultimate nature of self
    • Extending the realization of the lack of inherent existence to other sentient beings
    • Meditative reflection for cultivating love and compassion by understanding the ultimate nature of persons
    • The impact of great love and compassion
  • Questions and answers

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.