Library of Wisdom and Compassion
New to Buddhism
For Young People
Stages of the Path
Prayers and Practices
Dharma in Action
Dharma in Daily Life
Working with Emotions
21st Century Buddhists
Explore Monastic Life
Becoming a Monastic
A Nun’s Life
Living in Community
Full Ordination for Nuns
Western Bhikshuni Timeline
Visit Sravasti Abbey
Appearing and Empty
The Foundation of Buddhist Practice
365 Gems of Wisdom
Awaken Every Day
An Open-Hearted Life
Open Heart, Clear Mind
Working with Anger
Guided Buddhist Meditations
determination to be free
Glossary: determination to be free
The attitude aspiring to be free from cyclic existence and to attain liberation.
Taking refuge and the meaning of the Three Jewels
Explanation of the causes for taking refuge and the qualities of the Three Jewels.
Disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
Discussing Verses 2-10 of Chapter 4, which cover the disadvantages of discarding bodhicitta
The sixteen aspects of the four truths
How the sixteen aspects of the four truths contradict the sixteen distorted ideas.
Researching the bhikshuni lineage
Can the bhikshuni ordination be traced back to the time of the Buddha? Bhikshuni Sangye Khadro traces the history of the lineage.
Caring for our only home
It is important to care for the environment we live in, not only for our own benefit but also for the benefit of all beings.