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In an interview with Dharma Drum, Venerable Chodron shares how she worked with anger before and after ordination.
Reflecting on Mahayana practice in light of current world events.
Teachings by the Dalai Lama on the complete path to awakening. A comprehensive series for new and experienced students. Coauthored with Thubten Chodron.
A continuing series of Bodhisattva Breakfast Corner talks focusing on how to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Excerpts from the book Awaken Every Day: 365 Buddhist Reflections to Invite Mindfulness and Joy
A quick guide to getting started with using ThubtenChodron.org.
Commentary on verses for training the mind to transform how adverse circumstances are viewed and turn them into the path.
The four immeasurables—love, compassion, joy and equanimity—present a way to relate to other living beings that is healthy and beneficial.
The more we familiarize ourselves with the four immeasurable thoughts—love, compassion, joy and equanimity—the more they will arise naturally and spontaneously.
By Venerable Thubten Chodron on Oct 15, 2020 in Shantideva with Venerable Thubten Chodron, Study Buddhist Treatises with Thubten Chodron
Discussing Verses 11-16 on the importance of making ourselves into trustworthy people: in general and in the context of keeping our promise of bodhicitta
Through logical reasoning it is shown that the physical body cannot be the substantial cause of the mind.
By Venerable Thubten Chodron on Oct 8, 2020 in Shantideva with Venerable Thubten Chodron, Study Buddhist Treatises with Thubten Chodron
Discussing Verses 2-10 of Chapter 4, which cover the disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
The logical refutations of incorrect ideas of how the mental afflictions and suffering arise and proving the correct causes.
How the sixteen aspects of the four truths contradict the sixteen distorted ideas.
Explanation of the section of the Pramanavarttika on identifying the sixteen distorted ideas about the four truths.
Explanation of the reverse system establishing the Buddha as an authority from the Pramanvarttika. Also ascertaining the number and order of the four truths.