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Seattle: Dharma Talk Forum “Karma and Rebirth” with Ven. Thubten Chodron

October 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT

Ven Chodron teaching the Dharma.

Hosted by Seattle University Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement (CEIE)

Forum: Speakers from Three Buddhist Traditions
with Ven. Thubten Chodron
Ajahn Nisabho
Bonnie Duran


Friday, October 27

10 am – 2 pm Pacific Time

Venerable Chodron’s talk: 1 pm – 2 pm Pacific Time

Venerable Thubten Chodron joins a day-long program featuring three speakers from different Buddhist traditions, Ajahn Nisabho from Clear Mountain Monastery, Dr. Bonnie Duran from Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and Ven. Chodron. Space is limited, providing an intimate sharing of Dharma traditions.

The event runs 10 am to 2 pm at the Seattle University Campus, Casey Building – Room 530. Lunch is provided.

Participation will be limited to 40 individuals, so please RSVP via Eventbrite.

Time: 10 am to 11 am
Teacher: Venerable Nisabho Bhikku
Topic: How Dharma Practice Brings Inner Peace and Wisdom

Time: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Teacher: Dr. Bonnie Duran
Topic: No Enemies in a Divisive Political World

Time: 1 pm to 2 pm
Teacher: Venerable Thubten Chodron
Topic: Karma and Rebirth

Info at Seattle University: Dharma Talk Series

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.


Seattle University Campus: Casey Building – Room 530
Su Campus Walk
Seattle, 98122 United States
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