Thubten ChodronThubten Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun, travels worldwide teaching and leading meditation retreats. Known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha’s teachings, she is the author of Buddhism for Beginners and How to Free Your Mind. She is also the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, a Buddhist monastic community in Newport, Washington.
Books & Audio
Living with Wisdom and Compassion
It can be hard for those of us living in the twenty-first century to see how fourteenth-century Buddhist teachings still apply. When you’re trying to figure out which cell phone plan to buy or brooding about something someone wrote about… Read More
The lamrim (stages of the path) presentation of Buddhist teachings has become a core topic of study at many Buddhist centers in the West. For busy practitioners, the lamrim gives a concise and easily graspable picture of the Buddhist path.… Read More
An Explanation of the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas
A practical and inspiring guide for developing our ability to be happy and benefit others this commentary on The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas by Gyalsay Togme Sangpo is studied by followers of all schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The root… Read More
About the Author
Thubten Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun, travels worldwide, teaching and leading meditation retreats. Known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha's teachings, she is the author of Buddhism for Beginners; Working with Anger; How to Free Your Mind; Open Heart, Clear Mind; and Taming the Mind. She lives in Seattle, Washington.