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Transforming intellectual knowledge into compassionate action: Part 2

The second in a two-part series of online talks hosted by Tushita Mahayana Meditation Centre in New Delhi, India.

  • Questions and answers
    • Should self-compassion be placed at a higher priority than compassion for others?
    • Is it possible that one’s value system can make one closed off to new experiences, such as with extremists? How do we stay objective in such scenarios?
  • How to apply the Dharma to our personal experience
    • Living a meaningful life
    • Dealing with criticism

Watch the first part here:

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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