Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

Remaining Celibate in an Environment of Attachment

While it’s true that one can practice in a relationship, it’s more difficult to counteract attachment when one lives in an environment permeated by it. If lay life were the most effective way to practice, the Buddha himself would not have been a monastic. Ven. Thubten Chodron Remaining Celibate in an Environment of Attachment By Ven. Thubten…


A Monastic’s Mind

As we remain ordained longer and longer, we come to understand how our behavior affects other people, and we begin to feel some responsibility for the continuity of the teachings. These precious teachings, which have helped us so much, began with the Buddha. Ven. Thubten Chodron A Monastic’s Mind Ven. Thubten Chodron Excerpted from a talk given at…