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Study Buddhist Treatises with Thubten Chodron - Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron

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Weekly teachings on Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and practice. Venerable Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context. Get the podcast on TuneIn Radio. Streamed live from Sravasti Abbey on Thursdays at 10 am PDT

Weekly teachings on Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and practice. Venerable Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context. Get the podcast on TuneIn Radio. Streamed live from Sravasti Abbey on Thursdays at 10 am PDT

Location:

newport, WA

Description:

Weekly teachings on Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and practice. Venerable Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context. Get the podcast on TuneIn Radio. Streamed live from Sravasti Abbey on Thursdays at 10 am PDT

Language:

English

Contact:

509-447-5549


Episodes

The defects of anger

7/22/2021
Discussing the various defects and disadvantages of anger, covering Verses 1 - 6 of Chapter 6

Duration:01:18:37

Putting the dharma into practice

7/15/2021
Covering Chapter 5 Verses 100-109, discussing the advice to dedicate our merits for the welfare of all sentient beings and to put the teachings into practice

Duration:01:20:51

Practical advice on manners

7/1/2021
Covering Verses 91-100 of Chapter 5, discussing advice on manners, namely actions such as spitting, eating, using the bathroom, and giving directions

Duration:01:15:32

Giving our body and the Dharma

6/24/2021
Discussing how to skillfully give our body and the Dharma for the benefit of ourselves and others in the commentary to Verses 84-90 of Chapter 5

Duration:01:21:16

Joyfully engaging in virtue

6/17/2021
Discussing ways to think, speak and act in order to joyfully create virtue in the commentary to Verses 79 - 84 of Chapter 5

Duration:01:19:24

Rejoicing in others’ qualities

6/10/2021
Covering Verses 74-79 of Chapter 5, discussing the transformative practice of rejoicing in others' qualities, and speaking and acting in ways that others enjoy

Duration:01:17:04

Acting appropriately

6/3/2021
Covering Verses 71 - 75 of Chapter 5, discussing practical advice about how to do daily activities in a way that is pleasing and beneficial to others

Duration:01:22:48

The filth of the body

5/27/2021
Covers Verses 5.60-5.70, discussing how to cultivate a sense of the body's lack of cleanliness, reduce our attachment to it and use it to create virtue

Duration:01:22:48

Resolute and stable

5/26/2021
Covering Verses 5.54-5.60 on how to be resolute in the Dharma practice, cultivate mental stability, respect, and politeness, and abandon attachment to the body

Duration:01:20:48

How to act when afflictions arise

5/13/2021
Covers Verses 46-54 of Chapter 5 discussing skilful ways to act when afflictions arise

Duration:01:21:51

Awareness of our body and speech

5/6/2021
Covering Verses 5.34-45, discussing how we can use mindfulness and introspection to assess how we move through space and impact others with our body and speech

Duration:01:17:46

Recollecting the Buddha

4/29/2021
Covering Verses 31-35 of Chapter 5, discussing how mindfulness and introspection arise, and how to use them to monitor our actions of body, speech and mind

Duration:01:22:48

Guarding the mind

4/22/2021
Covering Verses 19-30 of Chapter 5, discussing the reasons we must guard our mind and how the mental factors of mindfulness and introspective awareness help us

Duration:01:20:19

Joyous effort, concentration & wisdom

4/8/2021
Covering Verses 14-18 of Chapter 5 'Guarding Introspection,' discussing the perfections of joyous effort, concentration, and wisdom

Duration:01:14:43

The perfection of ethical conduct & fortitude

4/1/2021
Covering Verses 11 - 13 of Chapter 5, discussing the perfections of generosity, ethical conduct, and fortitude

Duration:01:23:28

Mindfulness and introspective awareness

3/25/2021
Covering Verses 5.6-5.10, discussing the relationship between mindfulness and introspective awareness, and how the six far-reaching practices depend on the mind

Duration:01:29:22

Mindfulness and fear

3/22/2021
Covering Verses 1-5 of Chapter 5 'Guarding Introspection' and discussing how to work with fear that arises in relation to difficult topics in the lamrim

Duration:01:22:01

Where do the afflictions exist?

3/11/2021
Reflecting on what benefiting others truly means and teaching on Chapter 4 Verses 46 - 48 on how we can investigate our afflictions

Duration:01:19:15

The courage to destroy the afflictions

3/4/2021
Covering Verses 39 to 46 of Chapter 4 and teaching about the courage that it takes to overcome our afflictions

Duration:01:20:29

Resolving to overcome our afflictions

2/25/2021
Reviewing Verse 33 and continuing through Verse 39 of Chapter 4, teaching on a strong determination to overcome the afflictions, true causes of our suffering

Duration:01:14:43