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Women in Buddhism

Women in Buddhism

An interview by Yin Radio at the University of Idaho.

  • Journey into Buddhism
  • What it’s like to be a female Buddhist leader
  • Views on gender issues
  • How to work with the mind living in a chaotic world

Yin Radio Thubten Chodron broadcast (download)

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.