Life as a Western Buddhist nun

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A talk given at Central Michigan University. CMU Public Radio News also interviewed Venerable Thubten Chodron about the topic of Buddhist monastics in the West.

  • How Buddhist monastics are different from other traditions
  • Precepts as trainings, undertaken voluntarily
  • About the Dalai Lama
  • Tibetan Buddhism and the West
  • The changing situation of Tibetan nuns
  • Becoming a Tibetan Buddhist nun
  • Transforming oneself and becoming of service to others
  • About bhikshuni ordination

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04-05-16 Life As A Western Buddhist Nun

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