The Benefits of Ordination
by Ven. Gyume Khesur Rinpoche
Translation by Venerable Tsenla
Sravasti Abbey, Newport, Washington USA
The Benefits of Ordination [31 minutes] : Download mp3 file
Gyume Khesur Rinpoche gave a talk to those who attended the 2nd Exploring Monastic Life program. He talked about the benefits of monastic life and what is involved in making the decision to ordain. He also talked about what one should consider when thinking about becoming a monk or nun.
Questions and Answers [19 minutes] : Download mp3 file
- Are there difficulites after becoming ordained?
- What practices do you recommend?
- How can you be certain about your aspiration to ordain?