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The power of compassion, part 2

The power of compassion, part 2

Part of a series of four talks given from November 18 to 19, 2023 at the Butterworth Lay Buddhist Society in Penang, Malaysia.

  • Is it okay to lie if we have a good motivation?
  • The harm of lying
  • The harm of gossiping
  • How to avoid lying in sensitive situations
  • The seven point cause and effect method of developing bodhicitta continued
  • The fourth point: Love
  • The fifth point: Compassion
  • The sixth point: The great resolve
  • The seventh point: Bodhicitta, the result of the causes

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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.