The Buddha had an answer for those who believed in the innate superiority of certain groups of people. His teachings show the ways we are all equal.
Tag Archives | thought transformation
Advice on how to face anger and hatred with calm and creativity.
A motivation to work with the fear and misleading preconceptions that arise in the face of events like the Charlottesville, Virginia rally protest.
Venerable Thubten Chodron finishes the ordination ceremony text, and concludes this set of teachings with prayers and chants from the ordination ceremony.
Advice on severing attachment to this body, loved ones and worldly life so we can go forth into homeless life with a happy mind.
The Sravasti Abbey values, which help guide the development of monastic minds at the Abbey.
How to overcome obstacles to receiving precepts, and the situation of Western monastics in the Tibetan tradition
The importance of purification before ordination and the actual taking of ethical restraints.
How monastics must guard their integrity and aspiration for awakening by developing self-confidence and immunity towards what others think.
Venerable Thubten Tarpa teaches on how to live joyfully in community, drawing from her own experience at Sravasti Abbey.