American Buddhist nun, author, and abbess Thubten Chodron teaches texts on the stages of the path to awakening or lamrim, showing clearly how to meditate on them and apply these teachings in our daily lives.
View of a personal identity
Teaching from Chapter 3, describing the view of a personal identity covering the coarse and subtle grasping.
The root afflictions: Ignorance
Continuing teaching from Chapter 3, describing different meanings of ignorance and explaining deluded doubt.
The root afflictions: Arrogance
Teaching from Chapter 3, explaining different types of arrogance.
The root afflictions: Anger
Continuing teaching from Chapter 3, explaining four types of clinging, what is anger and how it functions.
The root afflictions: Attachment
How the afflictions cause problems and the importance of combating them. What attachment is and how it differs from aspiration.
Our human value
How reflecting on duhkha lessens attachment to worldly pleasures and leads to an aspiration for liberation and awakening.