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Science and technology in service of society

A talk hosted by the North Idaho College Diversity Council in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

  • Awareness of interconnectivity with others and the environment
  • Social engagement today
  • Cultivating bodhicitta
  • Relinquishing self-grasping ignorance
  • Practicing equanimity
  • Understanding our influence on other beings
  • The benefits of ethical conduct
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.