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Why Study Buddhism?

Q&A on studying and practicing Buddhism in the West in the 21st century.

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Why Study Buddhism?

Study Buddhism: Introduction

The first in a series of interviews with Venerable Thubten Chodron.

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Why Study Buddhism?

Why study Buddhism?

Part of a series of interviews with Venerable Thubten Chodron.

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Why Study Buddhism?

Real life or online?

Part of a series of interviews with Venerable Thubten Chodron: The benefits and drawbacks of…

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Why Study Buddhism?

What is culture, what is Dharma?

In this interview, Venerable Thubten Chodron examines issues that come up with secular Buddhism.

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Why Study Buddhism?

What is Western Buddhism?

Venerable Thubten Chodron examines whether there is such a thing as Western Buddhism.

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Why Study Buddhism?

Want to become a monk or nun?

Venerable Thubten Chodron explains the importance of motivation in deciding to become a monastic.

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Why Study Buddhism?

The benefits of living as a monk or nun

In this interview, Venerable Thubten Chodron describes how becoming a monastic cleared away distraction.

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Why Study Buddhism?

How to become a Buddhist monk or nun

In this interview, Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how important motivation is when contemplating the monastic…

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Why Study Buddhism?

The need for monasteries in the West

Thubten Chodron explains how the existence of monasteries is beneficial in many ways.

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