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The power of compassion, part 3

The power of compassion, part 3

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

  • Shantideva explained equalizing and exchanging self and others to develop bodhicitta
  • The importance of humility
  • Keeping good ethical conduct gives one integrity and self-respect
  • The karmic causes of a good rebirth
  • Generosity is the cause for wealth
  • Everything we have and enjoy comes from others
  • Equalizing self and 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.