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The disadvantages of holding grudges

The disadvantages of holding grudges

Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how to free ourselves from guilt, grudges, anger and resentment in this short weekend retreat.

  • Learning from the life of John Lewis
  • Living the way of love does not mean you’re a doormat
  • Overcoming a culture of retaliation
  • The disadvantages of holding onto anger
  • Understanding what forgiveness is and is not
  • Q&A:

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.