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Online: Open Heart, Clear Mind with Ven. Thubten Chodron (Metta-lympics)

September 30, 2023 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Part of the Metta Convention, hosted by the Metta Centre

Open Heart, Clear Mind
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Saturday, September 30

3:15 pm Pacific Time

Australia: 9:15 am on October 1


Venerable Thubten Chodron offers practical advice on how we can apply Buddhist psychology to modern life in order to better understand ourselves and improve the quality of our lives.

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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.


September 30, 2023
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
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Metta Centre
02 9708 6200
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Sravasti Abbey
692 Country Lane
Newport, WA 99156 United States
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