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Zoom: Generosity of the Heart with Ven. Thubten Chodron

November 14, 2022 @ 5:30 pm PST

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Generosity of the Heart: The Four Brahmaviharas
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Monday, November 14

5:30 pm Pacific Time
7:30pm Central Time

on Zoom

Abbess teaches.

We all wish to live with generous and open hearts. But how can we overcome greed, anger, and apathy when they get in our way? Join Venerable Thubten Chodron as she shares how to cultivate the four brahmaviharas or divine abodes of love, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity. Practiced in daily life, these mental states transform our minds and enable us to open our hearts to each and every being we meet.

Part of MABA’s Opening the Gateway to Awakening Series II

All Abbey Dharma programs are offered freely, and your offering is welcomed. Make an offering here.

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More about the teacher

Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.

She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, including seven volumes (so far) in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with whom she has studied for nearly forty years.

Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her warm, practical, and humorous explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. Learn more about her. Find a media library of her teachings and info on her books on her personal website, ThubtenChodron.org.


November 14, 2022
5:30 pm PST
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