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Thriving in tough times

Thriving in tough times

A talk given at the The Buddhist Library in Singapore.

  • We can grow spiritually when we experience problems
  • Looking at world events in a Dharma way
  • Our actions have an ethical dimension
  • We are at peace when we act according to our values and ethical standards
  • The challenge of putting the teachings into practice
  • Looking at the role of compassion in thriving
  • Questions and answers

Thriving in tough times (download)

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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