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Mindfulness of the mind and phenomena

Part of a series of four talks on the four establishments of mindfulness given at the Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore. The talks are based on the text A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen.

  • Questions and answers
    • Is sadness an obstacle?
    • The meaning of ignorance is bliss
    • Dignity, self-worth and what others think about us
  • Mindfulness of the mind
  • Mindfulness of phenomena
  • Afflictive and purified mental factors
  • Watching our thoughts and mental states and how we respond
  • The reason for meditating on the four kinds of mindfulness

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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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