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Loss of a loved one to suicide

Loss of a loved one to suicide

A talk given at “In the Spirit of Hope,” the 18th Annual Healing After Suicide Conference that took place in Seattle, Washington on April 29, 2006. The event was co-sponsored by the American Association for Suicidology and SPAN USA (Suicide Prevention Action Network), now known as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

  • Connecting with others through the loss of a loved one
  • Understanding the experience with confidence
  • The role of compassion in the loss of a loved one to suicide

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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.