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American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.

American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.
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United States

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American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron explains great Buddhist philosophical treatises in plain English, bringing ancient wisdom to life in a modern context.

Language:

English


Episodes

Chapter 5: Verses 484-489

5/18/2017
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A comical explanation of the taking-and-giving meditation and beginning to teach on the last section including closing words of advice.

Duration: 01:26:44


Chapter 5: Verses 477-484

5/11/2017
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Teaching the "Twenty-Verse Prayer," focusing on verses of aspiration and dedication for self and others.

Duration: 01:28:26


Chapter 5: Verses 476-479

3/23/2017
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Focusing on verses of dedication for ourselves and others in the Twenty-Verse Prayer.

Chapter 5: Verses 471-475

3/16/2017
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All the beneficial things that we can dedicate and wish for all sentient beings.

Duration: 01:31:49


Chapter 5: Verses 466-467

3/2/2017
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Extensive explanation of taking refuge and paying homage to the Three Jewels.

Duration: 01:39:49


Chapter 5: Verses 463-466

2/23/2017
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Teaching on the ten powers of a buddha and beginning on the 20 verses we can recite each day to create merit.

Duration: 01:35:31


Chapter 5: Verses 461-462

2/16/2017
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Teaching on the qualities of a buddha including the four self-confidences and ten powers.

Duration: 01:36:02


Chapter 5: Verses 459-460

2/9/2017
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Review of earlier bodhisattva grounds and teaching on the 10th bodhisattva ground.

Duration: 01:28:32


Chapter 5: Verses 453-458

2/2/2017
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Reviewing the first six bodhisattva grounds and teaching on the seventh through the ninth.

Duration: 01:28:53


Chapter 5: Verses 441-446

1/19/2017
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Review of the four sets of excellent qualities developed on the bodhisattva path, and the types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment.

Duration: 01:33:36


Chapter 5: Verse 440

1/12/2017
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General overview of the bodhisattva paths and grounds and types of meditative equipoise and subsequent attainment for aryas on the hearer and bodhisattva paths.