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Teachings in Singapore

Teachings in Singapore

  • Overview of the upcoming teachings throughout Asia and in Singapore
  • Reaching students of all ages
  • Many opportunities to celebrate Vesak during the trip
  • Receptive hearts at the Thai temple
  • Large groups attended the courses and retreats offered
  • Celebrating Venerable Chodron’s ordination anniversary
  • Harmony and collaboration of the volunteers who put the events together

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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.