Sun@BGF – Journeying into Our True Nature of Mind – Dissolving the Conceptual Mind, Anxiety and Stress by Ven. Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron
Date: 17 Nov 2019, Sunday@BGF
Time: 9.00am – 11.30am.
Venue: BGF Ara Damansara
Title: ”Journeying into Our True Nature of Mind – Dissolving the Conceptual Mind, Anxiety and Stress”
Speaker: Ven. Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron
Ven. Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron is a śrāmaṇerikā (Tibet: getsulma), ordained by Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche in 2009. Ven. Dr. Karma is a meditation teacher, focusing on mind training, calm-abiding and insight meditation. Trained as a civil engineer, she also holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Resource Studies from Mahidol University, Thailand and an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the International Buddhist College (IBC).
Ven. Dr. Karma, an environmental sociologist, is currently an Assistant Professor in Development Studies at the University of Nottingham, Kuala Lumpur, and the Deputy Director of Education at the Vajrayāna Buddhist Council of Malaysia (VBCM) and Religious Advisor to the Malaysian Buddhist Consultative Council (MBCC). She is also concurrently pursuing a systematic Buddhist philosophy course in the Nalanda tradition under the auspices of Tibet House, Delhi, on a part-time basis.
Ven. Dr. Karma received the Outstanding Woman in Buddhism Award in 2010 in recognition of her contributions to Buddhism and the environment by the Association for the Promotion of Status of Women in Thailand. Ven. Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron has authored two books on conservation and co-authored a comparative study between Sikhism and Buddhism, titled, Two Gurus One Message which is pending publication in the near future.
- Ven. Dr. Karma Tashi Choedron
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