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Campbell, CA: The Eight Worldly Concerns with Ven. Thubten Chodron

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

The Eight Worldly Concerns
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Wednesday, February 28

7 pm Pacific Time

In-person and on Zoom

Abbess teaches.

Don’t we just love it when we get wealth, pleasure, praise, and a good reputation? Of course, let’s not talk about loss, discomfort, criticism, and a bad reputation. Join Ven. Thubten Chodron for a powerful pith teaching that gets us to look squarely at the attachment and aversion to the eight worldly concerns that keep us riding the emotional rollercoaster of cyclic existence.

In-person Location

Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center
(Gyelwa Gyatso)
1550 La Pradera Drive
Campbell, CA 95008-1547

(408) 866 5056

Campbell is in the Silicon Valley area. Click here for directions

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More about the teacher

Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenshab Serkong Rinpoche, and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.

She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, including seven volumes (so far) in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, with whom she has studied for nearly forty years.

Venerable Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her warm, practical, and humorous explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. Learn more about her. Find a media library of her teachings and info on her books on her personal website, ThubtenChodron.org.

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Date:
February 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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https://www.gyalwagyatso.org/2024-02-28-eight-worldly-concerns.html

Venue

Gyalwa Gyatso (Ocean of Compassion) Buddhist Center
1550 La Pradera Drive
Campbell, CA 95008 United States
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Phone
(408) 866-5056
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