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Building your inner confidence

Building your inner confidence

A talk given on-line to young adults of the Singapore Buddhist Mission Fellowship Circle.

  • The importance of deliberately cultivating your motivation
  • Impressing others doesn’t make us happy
  • Accepting who we are
  • Self worth comes from within not externally
  • Rejoicing at others qualities and talents
  • Making your work part of your Buddhist practice
  • Questions and answers
    • How do we get to a point that we are not affected by the perceptions of others?
    • How can we help those who have suicidal thoughts?
    • How can you give your mind a rest from information overload?

Building your inner confidence (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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