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From TikTok to Dharma talk

From TikTok to Dharma talk

A talk given at the Singapore Buddhist Mission.

  • An animated conversation on social media and the Dharma
  • How do you relate to social media?
  • Depending on the opinion of others is not a source of self-confidence
  • Turning from thinking of only yourself to thinking of others
  • Questions and answers
    • Becoming what we want to be or what our parents want us to be
    • Do you think social media can advocate for a good cause?
    • Being social and wanting privacy
    • What are some of the ways we can be self-confident without needing the assurance of others?

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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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