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Courageous Compassion

Courageous Compassion

A series of online talks on The Library of Wisdom and Compassion hosted by Jewel Heart Center, Ann Arbor.

  • Overview of Courageous Compassion
  • Reading from Chapter 4: “Sharing the Dharma”
    • His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s advice to Western teachers
    • Qualities to teach the Dharma
    • Importance of lineage and Dharma teacher
  • Questions and answers
    • Working with view of Dakas and Dakinis coming to get you after death
    • Where to access sutras and suttas

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.