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How One Tibetan Buddhist Nun Is Blazing A Trail For Other Women To Follow

Religion News Service | Tracy Simmons | Posted 02.01.2015 | Religion

NEWPORT, Wash. (RNS) At a conference for Western Buddhist teachers some years ago, the Venerable Thubten Chodron and other monastics complained to the...

The True Meaning Of Forgiveness: Women's Wisdom For The Modern World

Michaela Haas | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Michaela Haas

Thubten Chodron gave this short teaching well before the Boston Marathon Tragedy, but her words about "The True Meaning of Forgiveness" could not be more timely. If we hold on to anger, we hurt ourselves the most, and the violence will never end.

Buddhist Abbey A Dream Fulfilled For U.S. Nuns

Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion

By Tracy Simmons Religion News Service NEWPORT, Wash. (RNS) There aren't a lot of Buddhists in America -- around 3 million or so, according to the...