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End of retreat Q&A

12 Manjushri Retreat 2019

  • Gaining right views through hearing/reading, thinking, and meditating
  • Vipassana meditation
  • Misunderstandings about Buddhist traditions in the United States
  • Four distortions

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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