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Remembering the kindness of the guru with Ven. Chodron

Remembering the kindness of the guru with Ven. Chodron

A talk given as part of the Days of Miracles hosted online by Tushita Meditation Centre, celebrating Tibetan New Year in 2024.

  • Geshe Ngawang Darge’s inspiring behavior around his teacher’s death
  • Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe’s different teaching styles
  • How karma influences the way people relate to teachings
  • Hammering about the defects of the eight worldly concerns and other difficult subjects
  • Teachers’ disinterest in our stories
  • Developing fortitude with the help of difficult people
  • Questions and answers
    • Qualities of a teacher
    • How did you deal with difficult living situations?

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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