Nirvana is not a place but a state of mind attained by internal transformation. The fact that we have buddha nature allows us to go from samsara to nirvana.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
Discussing the seventh jewel of the aryas, wisdom, and the three ways we can develop it.
How to increase your integrity and consideration for others, considering what kind of person we want to be.
Teaching on the three purposes of debate, and beginning Chapter 20 on definitions, divisions and illustrations.
Personal integrity and consideration for others, the fifth and sixth jewels of the aryas.
In an interview with Dharma Drum, Venerable Chodron explains how the monastics of Sravasti Abbey engage with political and social issues.
Explanation of the three turnings of the Dharma wheel in terms of when and where they were taught, their main intended audience and content.
The study programs in the Tibetan monasteries, which is very different from learning programs in the West.