Answers to questions on the mind and afflictions, tenet school assertions, differences between the Madhyamaka and Cittamatra views and more.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chodron
Answers to questions on the history and origins of Buddhist tenet systems, mind and mental factors, and the history of the Mahayana tradition.
Encouraging to create causes and conditions for us to benefit others in worldly and spiritual ways and covering verses on taking the bodhisattva ethical code
Venerable Chodron discusses the Buddhist perspective on happiness, compassion and becoming the person you want to be.
Commentary on verses that help us think about what is meaningful in this life and look beyond this life to future lives and liberation.
To develop compassion, we want to nurture beneficial and realistic ways of thinking and avoid counterproductive thinking.
Continuing the discussion of current ethical issues and karma, covering topics such as assisted suicide, suicide, death penalty, vegetarianism and sexual ethics
Covering Verses 3.11-3.17 and encouraging us to dedicate our body, merit, and resources to the welfare of others and directly challenge the self-centered mind
Explaining karma and current ethical issues covering genetic engineering, stem cell research, cloning, birth control, and abortion.
Giving commentary to Verses 1-11 of Chapter 3, covering the limbs of rejoicing, requesting teachings, requesting teachers to remain, and dedication of merit