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Zoom: Building Confidence and Resilience with Joy with Ven. Thubten Chodron

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PDT

Abbess laughs.

Hosted by North Idaho College

Building Confidence and Resilience with Joy
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Tuesday, 18 October

6:30-8 pm Pacific Time

on Zoom

Abbess teaches.

Two years into the Covid pandemic, the importance of developing inner qualities that help us to work with external challenges is clear. Buddhist nun Venerable Thubten Chodron shares with us how to develop confidence, resilience, and optimism, which enable us to be our own best friend and a resource to others in whatever circumstances we find ourselves in.

Venerable Chodron speaks at North Idaho College twice a year to share how Buddhist ideas can be helpful in dealing with contemporary issues. NIC students and the general public are all welcomed. North Idaho College Diversity Council hosts this event. For questions, contact Laura Templeman at [email protected]


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

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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