The lifestyle of a Buddhist nun or monk is based on Buddhist values of compassion, service, and spiritual practice.
Author Archive | Venerable Thubten Chonyi
Venerable Chonyi examines some of the ways a friend can be of help when a family is facing loss.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi shares on her time away in India, and how the Dalai Lama’s four-point plan to preserve Buddhism has touched her heart.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi reviews the Statements of Pervasion section in Chapter 5 on “Two Kinds of Statements.”
Venerable Thubten Chonyi teaches on how to understand the ten paths of non-virtuous behavior and how to practice virtuous behavior in the modern context.
The story of Prince Siddhartha’s path from a sheltered existence inside the palace to a life of seeking liberation.
A look at the western psychological perspective on compassion and how it relates to the Buddhist world view.
Venerable Thubten Chonyi reviews the infinite merit required to attain the Buddha’s bodies and the different classifications of buddha bodies.
Imagining taking on all the suffering of others in order to destroy our own self-centred attitude, creating the space to be able to give expansively to others.
Exploring the meditation on the kindness of others, and various obstacles to compassion, including the mind of discouragement and unrealistic expectations.