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Healing from the heart

Healing from the heart

A talk presented at the Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery in Singapore. Note: the sound quality of the audio recording is better than that on the video recording.

  • What restorative justice is
  • We may have not committed crimes but we have done negative actions
  • How perpetrators of crimes have transformed through restorative justice
  • The four opponent powers to purify negative actions
  • How victims of crimes have healed their hearts
  • It’s possible to let go of anger and develop compassion towards those who have harmed us
  • Questions and answers

Healing from The heart (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.