A Mahayana Buddhist who is encouraged to practice for the benefit of all sentient being feels like they are only practicing for their own benefit. Venerable Thubten Chodron answers.
Anushka Fernandopulle, Ven. Thubten Chodron, and Kaira Jewel Lingo discuss the real meaning of “happiness” in Buddhism.
The Dalai Lama and Thubten Chodron outline three levels of Buddhist ethical codes and how we can follow them.
Thubten Chodron on how to develop bodhichitta, the aspiration to attain buddhahood in order to benefit others.
Konin Cardenas, Mark Unno, Thubten Chodron, and Bhikkhu Bodhi examine what dukkha is, why it matters, and how we can approach it in our lives.
In this teaching, Thubten Chodron comments on a prayer to the buddha Tara to protect us from the eight dangers.
A personal report from Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron after she attended the 19th Annual Western Buddhist Monastic Gathering.
Bhiksuni Thubten Chodron reports on the 17th annual Buddhist monastic gathering, a non-sectarian gathering of ordained practitioners.
A reflection on a recent gathering of Buddhist monks from various traditions, and their discussions of Vinyana, by Bhiksuni Thubten Chodron.
Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron reports from a meeting of Buddhist monastics on the theme of “Monasticism and the Environment”.