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Pema Chodron

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Pema Chödrön (born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown July 14, 1936) is a well-known teacher and writer in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. She is an American and an ordained nun. Her root teacher was Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. She is the author of several books, including The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are, When Things Fall Apart, The Places that Scare You, and No Time to Lose, Practicing Peace in Times of War.

Pema Chödrön
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At the Omega Institute, May 2007.
Religion Buddhism
Education University of California, Berkeley
Born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown
(1936-07-14) July 14, 1936 (age 83)
New York City, New York, United States
Senior posting
Title Bhikkhuni
Religious career
Teacher Chögyam Trungpa
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

"Ani Pema currently teaches in the United States and Canada and plans for an increased amount of time in solitary retreat under the guidance of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche."[1]



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