October 19 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion”. Ven. Chodron will speak on her latest two books co-authored with HH the Dalai Lama: Approaching the Buddhist Path, and The Foundation of Buddhist Practice. Venue: East West Books; 6507 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115.
Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, a Tibetan Buddhist training monastery 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. Visit thubtenchodron.org and sravasti.org to learn more.
There is no charge to attend. The expense budget for Venerable Chodron’s 3 day visit is approximately $3250. A detailed budget is available by email. An opportunity to support these teachings financially will be available at the event, or you can donate directly on our website at dharmafriendship.org/donate. To register, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org