Smith College: Life as a Western Buddhist Nun

Smith College: Life as a Western Buddhist Nun

Part of the Robed Warriors series Public Talk with Ven. Thubten Chodron “You’re becoming a what?” said Venerable Thubten Chodron’s family and friends when she announced in 1977 that she was going to become a Buddhist nun. How does a Western woman fit in a religion led...
Coeur d’Alene: The Power of Respect with Ven. Thubten Chodron

Coeur d’Alene: The Power of Respect with Ven. Thubten Chodron

A Public Talk Respect: we want it, but can be stingy about giving it. Who deserves our respect?  How do we make them earn it? Can we respect others simply for being human? Join renowned Buddhist nun Ven. Thubten Chodron for her annual spring talk at North Idaho...