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The story behind “Choosing Simplicity,” a commentary by vinaya master Venerable Bhikshuni Wu Yin on the monastic precepts for fully ordained nuns.
Praise for the book “Choosing Simplicity: A Commentary on the Bhikshuni Pratimoksha.”
Praise for the book “Buddhism for Beginners.”
A teaching that covers a multitude of topics, including precious human life, two kinds of wisdom, and the five hindrances to concentration and their antidotes.
An extensive talk on the causes and effects of anger, including antidotes to anger.
A talk about the Buddhist conception of mind, the source of happiness and suffering, and advice on relating to disagreeable people.
The signs of aging, sickness, death, and the spiritual seeker deeply moved Prince Siddhartha, and they play an important role in the lives of monastics today.
By Venerable Thubten Chodron on Oct 16, 2000 in Helping the Dying and the Deceased, Medicine Buddha Retreat 2000
Medicine Buddha practice for the recently deceased differs slightly from the standard practice. Beautiful visualizations help the grieving.
Reflecting on how the vows are relevant to how we choose to act. Skillful ways to help others.
Discussion on the difficulty of women’s situation in society, extending to people in weaker positions. Not getting attached to these temporary positions.