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A tribute to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

A tribute to Lama Zopa Rinpoche

  • Two teachers’ different responses to their own teachers’ passing
  • Coping with impermanence using lessons from our teachers
  • What students can learn from our teachers’ actions
  • Using unfavourable situations to look at our own minds
  • How to fulfil Rinpoche’s wishes by benefitting sentient beings
  • Questions and answers
    • Curbing ruminative thinking
    • Supporting Dharma friends in this time of grief
    • Prayers and practices one should engage in

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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