Moscow: The Buddhist Idea of Karma

Moscow: The Buddhist Idea of Karma

“Cause and Effect: The Buddhist Idea of Karma,” 2 public talks with Ven. Thubten Chodron    7:00 – 9:00 pm each night In describing the logic of how happiness and suffering arise in our immediate experience, Buddha emphasized the two key factors: (1) our mental...
Frankfurt: Good Karma Workshop

Frankfurt: Good Karma Workshop

How to Create the Causes for Happiness and Avoid the Causes of Suffering  Workshop with Venerable Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron  The renowned American Buddhist master will return once again as a guest at Tibet House and will give a talk about “good Karma” in her equally...
Developing Compassion In Challenging Times

Developing Compassion In Challenging Times

A retreat with the Vens. Chonyi, Samten, and the Sravasti Abbey Community For sure these are challenging times. While frustration, anger, and fear may be a natural response, they are neither helpful nor pleasant mind states. Compassion, on the other hand, helps...
Pomaia, Italy: Disarming the Mind retreat

Pomaia, Italy: Disarming the Mind retreat

Working with Anger for a Happier Life a residential retreat with Ven. Thubten Chodron   Can we use our upsetting emotions and difficult situations as growth material to improve our lives and those around us? Can we take disturbing feelings and transform them into...
Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions

Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions

This is the second installment of the teaching, picking up at Chapter 6, “The Higher Training in Wisdom: Thirty-Seven Aids to Awakening.” The chapter begins with a detailed exploration of the four establishments of mindfulness in the Pali and Sanskrit traditions....