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Establishing the sangha in the West
Transcript of a meeting with monastics on establishing a monastic community in the West.View Post
Western Buddhist nuns in the Tibetan tradition
Venerable Chodron explores the history of Buddhist nuns in the West through her own experiences,…View Post
Questions and answers on meditation
Teaching from Chapter 7, responding to questions on meditating on the dying process and how…View Post
Ethical conduct and compassion are the keys to happiness for ourselves and for all sentient…View Post
Caring for our only home
It is important to care for the environment we live in, not only for our…View Post
Buddhism, modernism and mindfulness
A discussion on topics including Buddhist and secular mindfulness, the value of monasticism, and the…View Post
The rise of women in Buddhism: Has the ice been broken?
In this panel discussion recorded in 2014, Venerable Thubten Chodron and others consider the problems…View Post
Emptiness and conceptual designation
Applying emptiness to view events the events of 2020 including the pandemic. The four opponent…View Post
Meditation on giving your body away
A guided meditation on thought transformation in which we dedicate the four elements of our…View Post
Taking refuge and the meaning of the Three Jewels
Explanation of the causes for taking refuge and the qualities of the Three Jewels.View Post
Meditation for parents grieving the loss of a child
A guided meditation for those who are grieving the death of a child. The meditation…View Post