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The benefits of and conditions for developing serenity

The benefits of and conditions for developing serenity

Part of a series of teachings given during the 3-day online Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey from September 5 to 7, 2020.

  • Where serenity fits on the Buddhist path to liberation
  • Ethical conduct, concentration, and wisdom
  • The benefits of serenity
  • Conditions needed for generating serenity
  • The Buddha as an object of concentration

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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