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Living a happy life: Covid or not

Living a happy life: Covid or not

An online talk jointly organized by the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia, Buddhist Gem Fellowship, Friends of Sravasti Abbey Singapore, and the Butterworth Lay Buddhist Society.

  • The pandemic prompts us to reexamine our lives and priorities
  • Using the pandemic to change and develop talents
  • Generosity includes letting others care for us and give to us
  • Renewing relationships that were disrupted
  • Working on our self-confidence
  • Stop making up stories and worrying
  • Questions and answers
    • Can you explain the taking and giving meditation?
    • How can we help someone living alone and thinking negatively?
    • How do we fix a relationship if others are not ready?
    • What is the best way to help our parents?
    • How can we help someone be generous?
    • How can we help a non-Buddhist who is dying?
  • The Buddha Hall project at Sravasti Abbey

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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