Self-Centeredness and Being Spiritually Stuck
Venerable Thubten Chodron
Boise, Idaho USA
10 September 2006

Part 1: Self-Centeredness and Being Spiritually Stuck [58 minutes] : Download mp3 file

Ven. Chodron explains how our usual mode of operating,
self-centeredness, impedes our spiritual progress. She talks about how we think that self-centeredness will bring happiness but it actually sabotages it.

Part 2: Self-Centeredness and Being Spiritually Stuck, Q&A [ 18 minutes] : Download mp3 file

  • How do you practice when you have personal difficulties or caring for others?
  • Practicing with a Dharma group.
  • How do you practice when you have the responsibility of children?



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