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Similarities among Buddhist traditions

Similarities among Buddhist traditions

A talk based on the book Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions given at Kuching Dhamma Vijaya Buddhist Centre in Sarawak, Malaysia on December 13, 2016.

  • Learning about other traditions to get beyond stereotypes
  • All Buddhist traditions have the same teacher
  • Similarities among the traditions
  • Overview of the topics in Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions
  • Finding your principal tradition

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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.

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