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Interview on “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions”

Interview on “Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions”

Tracy Simmons from Spokane Faith and Values speaks to Venerable Thubten Chodron about her new book, Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions.

  • Discussion on the purpose of the book and its contents
  • The story behind writing the book with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
  • The many opportunities the book provides to share the core teachings and dispel misunderstandings as Buddhism spreads throughout the world
  • Personal learning experience while working on the book
  • The potential for transformation in better understanding Buddhism and its traditions

Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons serves as the editor and community manager of SpokaneFAVS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and a master’s degree in communication. She’s reported on religion for more than a decade and has written for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Over the years Simmons has won several journalism awards including the 2009 American Academy of Religion’s first place award for best in-depth reporting on religion, and the 2011 Religion Newswriters Association’s Schachern Award for Online Religion Section of the Year. She also teaches courses at Gonzaga University and Spokane Falls Community College.

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