Zoom: The Diversity of Buddhist Traditions

Sravasti Abbey 692 Country Lane, Newport

Venerable Thubten Chodron gives an overview of the diversity of Buddhist traditions based on Buddhism: One Teacher Many Traditions, a book she co-authored with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. She shares excerpts from Chinese Chan masters' teachings on sudden and gradual enlightenment and buddha nature, and reflects on the similarities and differences in presentations of the path according to different Buddhist traditions.