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Online: One Teacher, Many Traditions with Ven. Thubten Chodron

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PDT

Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Monday May 6 and May 13

11 am Pacific Time
7 pm GMT

on Zoom

Abbess teaches.

Part of Double-up Dharma! Incredible teachers. Two sessions each. Profound Buddhist wisdom.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama has observed that at times he has had a greater amount of exchange and dialogue with non-Buddhist faith leaders and communities than with members of other Buddhist traditions. He also notes his belief that all Buddhists would benefit from a greater understanding of the traditions outside of their own.

An indispensable resource in accomplishing this is His Holiness’ book, co-written with Venerable Thubten Chodron, Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions.

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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.


Jamyang Buddhist Centre
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Sravasti Abbey
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Newport, WA 99156 United States
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