Interdependence and Gratitude

Interdependence and Gratitude

The Buddha’s core teaching that “all things come from causes” can help us feel more gratitude every day of our lives. By understanding the interconnectedness of all beings and all phenomena, we can cut through prejudice and expectation and develop more empathy and love. The talk ends with a brief guided meditation to develop love and gratitude.

Interdependence and Gratitude
General Talk

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Lama Kathy Wesley

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kathy Wesley (Lama Gyurme Chötsö) has studied Tibetan Buddhism since 1977. She has been active in the Columbus Karma Thegsum Choling since its inception in 1977, and has served the center in a variety of roles, including meditation instructor, newsletter editor and secretary. From 1986 until 1991, she was the center’s administrative director. Lama Kathy now serves the Columbus KTC as its resident teacher.

From June 1993 until May 1996, Kathy participated in a three-year retreat led by the Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at the Karmé Ling Retreat Center in Delhi, N.Y. You can learn more about her at lamakathy.net