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Young Adults Explore Buddhism-2024

June 14 @ 3:00 pm - June 20 @ 2:00 pm PDT

 Connection. Meditation. Conversation.

Young Adults Explore Buddhism
with Ven. Thubten Chodron

for adults aged 18-29

June 14-20

Let’s explore what makes life meaningful.

No meditation experience is necessary; just an open and curious mind/heart.

Course includes:

  • Daily teachings and Dharma discussions with Ven. Thubten Chodron
  • Daily meditations
  • Discussions and service work alongside resident monks and nuns
  • Outdoor work in the Abbey’s forest and gardens

Recommended reading: Open Heart, Clear Mind by Ven. Thubten Chodron, a complete description of the Buddhist world view.

Learn more on our dedicated Young Adults Explore Buddhism page.

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

Registration information

Register here.


Arrive by 3:00 on Friday, June 14. Depart after 2:00 on Thursday, June 20.

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.


June 14 @ 3:00 pm PDT
June 20 @ 2:00 pm PDT
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