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Kuala Lumpur – Teachings with Ven. Thubten Chodron

November 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - November 24, 2023 @ 9:30 pm SMT

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Hosted by Friends of Sravasti Abbey in Malaysia
& Dharma Centers in Kuala Lumpur

Asia Teaching Tour – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Celebrate Sravasti Abbey’s 20th Anniversary with Ven. Thubten Chodron in KL

November 21-24

Dates, times, and topics below

Please consider wearing a mask to the talks to help keep our teacher safe and healthy.

Abbess teaches.

Subang Jaya Buddhist Association

Mindfulness (Sati/Smṛti) Forum
– The Art of Living with Peace in Modern Life

November 21 2023, 7:30-9:30 pm

At the second Pali-Sanskrit International Buddhist Community Forum, Venerable Thubten Chodron will speak about the practice of mindfulness according to the Sanskrit tradition.

Venerable Dr. Dhammapala from Malaysia will share the perspective from the Pali tradition. Venerable Shih You Deng will moderate the Q&A that follows. Organized by the Pali-Sanskrit International Buddhist Community

Join in person at the venue below or on Zoom. Register for the forum here.

Lot PT 12593, SS13, Exit Jalan Kewajipan
47500 Subang Jaya

Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Centre Malaysia

The Essence of a Meaningful Life

November 23, 2023, 7:30 pm to 9 pm

From a Buddhist perspective, it’s rare and precious to have a human life. Venerable Thubten Chodron shares how we can make best use of our limited time to accomplish our deepest aspirations and be of benefit to others.

No. 9, Jalan 51A/225A Zon Perindustrian PJCT, Seksyen 51a
46100 Petaling Jaya

Ask for info here

Buddhist Gem Fellowship

Disconnect to Connect

November 24, 2023, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

In this age of social media and online meetings, is it still possible to connect with each other from the heart? Venerable Thubten Chodron offers a talk on how to activate the simple technology of a good and kind heart to stay connected with ourselves and nourish our relationships with others.

Taipan 1, Block D-G-2, Block D, Jalan PJU 1a/3k, Ara Damansara
47301 Petaling Jaya

All Abbey Dharma programs are offered freely, and your offering is welcomed. 

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 over 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.


November 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm SMT
November 24, 2023 @ 9:30 pm SMT
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