Venerable Sangye Khadro will discuss the exchange of self/others from the Bodhisattvacaryavatara and the chapter on equilibrium from her book, “How to Meditate”.
California-born Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald) ordained as a Buddhist nun at Kopan Monastery in 1974 and is a longtime friend and colleague of Sravasti Abbey founder, Ven. Thubten Chodron. Ven. Khadro took the full (bhikshuni) ordination in 1988. While studying at Nalanda Monastery in France in the 1980s, she helped to start the Dorje Pamo Nunnery, along with Ven. Chodron. Ven. Sangye Khadro has studied Buddhism with many great masters, including Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Lama Yeshe, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey, and Khensur Jampa Tegchok. She began teaching in 1979 and was a resident teacher at Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore for 11 years. She has been resident teacher at the FPMT center in Denmark since 2016, and from 2008 to 2015, she followed the Masters Program at the Lama Tsong Khapa Institute in Italy. Ven. Khadro has authored several books, including the best-selling How to Meditate, now in its 17th printing, which has been translated into eight languages.