Thubten Chodron

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An Open-Hearted Life

Compassion gone awry

How compassion without wisdom and a good motivation can go awry.

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Shantideva Teachings at Sravasti Abbey

The faults of self-centeredness

How self-centeredness creates problems in our lives, and the actual method of exchanging self and…

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Monastic Life

Monastic Mind Motivation commentary

The importance of reconfiguring our usual mindset to align with our precepts and values.

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Thought Training

Living a life that matters

How to overcome the eight worldly concerns and generate bodhicitta.

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An Open-Hearted Life

Removing partiality

By recognizing our differences are superficial we can overcome our partiality and biases.

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Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Kindness in times of disagreement

Recognizing our interdependence makes it easy to practice kindness in daily life.

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