Ven. Thubten Chodron

Ven. Thubten Chodron has been a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition since 1977. She is also the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey in Washington.

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Recognizing and Transforming Jealousy and Envy

We all know what the Buddha said about anger. But what did he say about jealousy and envy? These two complex emotions are simultaneously ubiquitous and invisible: they frequently visit us, but we are loath to…

By Ven. Thubten Chodron

what is karma

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What Is Karma?

Karma means action, and refers to intentional physical, verbal, or mental actions. These actions leave imprints or seeds upon our mindstreams, and the imprints ripen into our experiences when the appropriate conditions come together. For example,…

By Ven. Thubten Chodron

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