Venerable Thubten Chodron responds to letters of residents in Myanmar who are trying to find appropriate ways to react to Muslim hostility, and she mentions that intention plays a critical role in reacting. She mentions that simply protesting from a stance of anger is adversarial and doesn’t help in communication
During a talk that Venerable Thubten Chodron gave during the “Exploring Monastic Life” program, she talks about the effect that one’s environment has on one’s practice. She also talks about how the development of Buddhism has been affected by culture
Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how developoing one’s moral compass will calm one’s mind so that one can act in beneficial ways
Venerable Tsenphel of Sravasti Abbey, as part of preparation for doing a Lama Tsongkhapa retreat during Sravasti Abbey’s winer retreat this year, explains the first 40 years of Lama Tsongkhapa.
Lama Tsongkhapa was a scholar saint who established the Gelug order of Tibetan Buddhism, which is also the order of the Dalai Lama.
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