Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey
Ongoing teachings by Venerable Thubten Chodron on Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds.
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Engaging in the Bodhisattva's Deeds (2020–present)
Teachings on Shantideva’s Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds. Streamed live from Sravasti Abbey on Thursdays at 9 am Pacific Time.View Series
All Posts in Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey
Aggression, arrogance and grudges
How to work with our dominating, aggressive side that wants to get what we want…View Post
Declaring my faults & praising others
Commentary on thought transformation verses that explain how to exchange self and others.View Post
Competition and exchanging self with others
Continued explanation of exchanging self with others to develop bodhicitta.View Post
The faults of self-centeredness
How self-centeredness creates problems in our lives, and the actual method of exchanging self and…View Post
Don’t misunderstand Shantideva
How Shantideva's verses can be misunderstood, leading to unsound conclusions.View Post
The danger of attachment to the body
How attachment to the body can lead to harmful and unethical actionsView Post
Enacting others’ welfare
Commentary on Shantideva's verses that explain how to exchange self and others.View Post
A bodhisattva’s humility
Commentary to verses on developing a bodhisattva’s joy and humility in pacifying others’ sufferings.View Post
No real owner of suffering
Commentary on verses about the equality of one’s own and others’ suffering.View Post
Why do I protect myself and not others?
Using reasoning to move beyond the self-centered attitude and care about the happiness and suffering…View Post