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Finding your purpose in life

Finding your purpose in life

A talk presented at the Singapore Buddhist Mission.

  • The importance of our inner motivation
  • What is meaningful in our life and what success means
  • Thinking about the results of our actions
  • Maintaining a spiritual practice and a pure motivation
  • Questions and answers
    • I worry about the future, what can I do?
    • How do maintain good mental health?
    • How can you stop the habit of being a people pleaser?
    • How do you prioritize what you want to do in life?

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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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