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.
Stages of the Path (lamrim) 1991-1994
An easy to navigate outline of the "gradual path" teachings given at Dharma Friendship Foundation.View Post
The Mind and Life III Conference: Emotions and health
Do buddhas have emotions? Why do we feel low self-esteem and self-hatred? Finding peace through…View Post
Taking refuge: From “Open Heart, Clear Mind...
What taking refuge means, why we go for refuge in the Three Jewels, the qualities…View Post
Reviews of “Open Heart, Clear Mind”
Hear what people say about the book "Open Heart, Clear Mind."View Post
“Harmonia Mundi” and “Mind-Life...
The balance of Dharma practice and individual action as a means to improve our society.View Post
Aimed specifically at Dharma groups, the reasons for taking refuge and how to organize and…View Post
A pilgrimage to Tibet
An inspiring and sad pilgrimage to the ancient land of Tibet in 1987.View Post