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Posts for Renunciation

"You're Becoming a What?: Living as a Western Buddhist Nun" by Ven. Thubten Chodron

2010 June 03

Ven. Thubten Chodron describes her path to Buddhism and monastic life.

"Thoughts On Renunciation" by Ven. Thubten Chodron

2010 April 08

Renunciation doesn't mean to give up happiness, but to give up suffering and its causes and to cultivate genuine satisfaction and joy.

"Living as a Western Monastic" by Ven. Thubten Chodron

2010 March 10

Ven. Thubten Chodron describes some of the challenges of Buddhist monastic life in the West.

"Journey to Mt. Kailash" by Maia Duerr

2010 March 01

Twenty people, five weeks, dozens of yaks, and a sacred Tibetan mountain make for one unforgettable pilgrimage.

 

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