Drawing from the seventh and newest volume of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion series with the Dalai Lama, Venerable Chodron will explore the subject of emptiness, one of the most central teachings in Buddhism.

Searching for the Self delves deeply into the topic of the ultimate nature of reality, presenting it from a variety of approaches while focusing on identifying erroneous views and leading to the actual mode of existence of all persons and phenomena. Engaging in this investigation will challenge deep-held beliefs and uproot habitually false views.

Wednesdays: April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2023
7:00pm – 8:30pm ET

Fee: $65 / Pay What You Can

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Venerable Thubten Chodron is an author, teacher, and the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, the only 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 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.


Searching for the Self by Venerable Thubten Chodron
Self and Selflessness by Gelek Rimpoche
The Heart Sutra by Gelek Rimpoche

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Library of Wisdom and Compassion (Volumes 1 – 6) – 2021 Jewel Heart Course with Venerable Thubten Chodron
Gateway to Enlightenment – Jewel Heart Course with Venerable Chodron

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