Pema Chödrön

Philosopher, Author

1936 –

55

Who is Pema Chödrön?

Pema Chödrön is a notable American figure in Tibetan Buddhism. A disciple of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, she is an ordained nun, author, and teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage Trungpa founded.

A prolific author, she has conducted workshops, seminars, and meditation retreats in Europe, Australia, and throughout North America. She is resident and teacher of Gampo Abbey, a monastery on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Born
Jul 14, 1936
New York City
Also known as
  • Pema Chodron
  • Pema Chödrön
Religion
  • Buddhism
  • Vajrayana
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Miss Porter's School
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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