Rebirth: One of the Points that is Difficult for Westerners
by Ven. Thubten Chodron©
Tse Chen Ling Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Venerable Chodron explains the Buddhist view of beginningless time, the continuity of mind and body, past and future lives, and how understanding rebirth can benefit Dharma practice.
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-Are there rebirths in other universes?
-Could you explain the term adventitious in terms of disturbing attitudes?
-It seems like we benefit from others unfortunate rebirth in lower realms. Do we benefit from their suffering?
-Can you talk about samsara and nirvana? Are they dualistic?
-How can you become friendly and not be overwhelmed by others?
- How can I share space with others in a constructive way? How can I heal anger?
-What does emptiness mean when everything seems so concrete?
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