june, 2019

21jun7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedVen. Thubten Chodron: Living an Open-Hearted Life7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

A life overflowing with compassion. It sounds wonderful in theory, but how do we actually do it? Venerable Chodron shares practical methods for living with compassion drawn from Buddhism and psychology, based on her book co-written with psychotherapist Dr. Russell Kolts.

Date: Friday 21st June

Weekend Workshop with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Time: 7 pm – 9pm

Cost: $25 / $22 VI Members

At VI we aim to make Dharma teachings as accessible as possible, so if you wish to attend but are unable to afford the full cost of classes at this time please email spc@vajrayana.com.au


About the teacher

Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, one of the first Tibetan Buddhist training monasteries for Western nuns and monks in the US. She graduated from UCLA, and did graduate work in education at USC. Ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist nun in 1977, she has studied extensively with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenzhap Serkong Rinpoche, and Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche. She received full ordination as a bhikshuni in 1986.

Ven. Chodron teaches worldwide and is known for her practical (and humorous!) explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life. She is also involved in prison outreach and interfaith dialogue. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation, and is currently co-authoring with His Holiness the Dalai Lama a multi-volume series of teachings on the Buddhist path, The Library of Wisdom and Compassion. The second volume, The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, was published May 2018. Visit thubtenchodron.org for a media library of her teachings, and sravasti.org to learn more about Sravasti Abbey.


(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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