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One year after the Aurora shooting

One year after the Aurora shooting

On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting occurred inside a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, killing 12 people and injuring many others.

  • Responses to comments on George Zimmerman’s acquittal
  • Reflections on the one-year anniversary of the Aurora shooting

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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.