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A prayer for the world

A prayer for the world

A short series of talks in response to the deadly terrorist attacks that took place in France on November 13, 2015.

  • The attacks in Paris in the context of violence around the world
  • A moving prayer1 on how to expand our minds beyond our biases

The first talk in this series: Responding to terrorism
The third talk in this series: Too precious to lose
The fourth article in this series: In the face of violence

  1. The prayer is by Karuna Ezara Parikh. 

Venerable Thubten Chonyi

Ven. Thubten Chonyi is a nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She has studied with Sravasti Abbey founder and abbess Ven. Thubten Chodron since 1996. She lives and trains at the Abbey, where she received novice ordination in 2008. She took full ordination at Fo Guang Shan in Taiwan in 2011. Ven. Chonyi regularly teaches Buddhism and meditation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane and, occasionally, in other locations as well.