Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Dharma question and answer session

Dharma question and answer session

A question and answer session with youths and young adults at the The Singapore Buddhist MIssion.

  • What is your advice on how to continue practicing after a meditation retreat?
  • What made you decide to ordain?
  • Is Tibetan Buddhism a more mystical form of Buddhism?
  • Can you talk about being an overachiever and Dharma practice?
  • Should I stay away from the things I’m attached to?
  • How do you balance serving other people and serving yourself?
  • How can you balance compassion and wisdom?
  • I’m not making progress in my meditation practice, what should I do?
  • How can I deal with feeling guilty about being angry with my colleagues?
  • How would you help someone who is depressed?
  • How can I talk to someone who blames everything on karma?

Dharma question and answer session (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.

More on this topic