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Pema Chödrön
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Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron was born in New York City in 1936. She graduated from the University of California and began a career as a school teacher before converting to Buddhism. She became an ordained Buddhist nun in 1974. At the same time, in the early 1970s, she began studying with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a Trungpa tulku and Buddhism master scholar. She studied with him until his early death, in 1987. In the 1980s, she worked as the director of the Boulder Shambhala Center in Colorado, and then as the director of Gampo Abbey, in Nova Scotia, where she is a resident teacher to this day. She began publishing books on Buddhism in the late 1980s and has been a prolific author since. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche's son, appointed her acharya, or senior teacher after his father's death.

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Chogyam Trungpa was born in 1939 and died of heart...

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