PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT — The Dharma Bum Temple is honored to once again host Karma Lekshe Tsomo! Karma Lekshe will be giving a teaching titled «Care for Our Common Home: Buddhism and the Environment” ».
Karma Lekshe grew up in Malibu and settled in Honolulu. Her Zenn family name led her to Buddhism at a young age. In 1964, she set off to go surfing in Japan and wound up doing Zen meditation. After many adventures, she found her way to Dharamsala in 1972, ordained as a nun in France in 1977, and had many more adventures. She is a professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of San Diego, a founder of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women, and the director of Jamyang Foundation, which supports education programs for nuns in Indian and girls in Bangladesh.
Fall Schedule for Karma Lekshe Tsomo at the Dharma Bum Temple:
9/14 — Care for Our Common Home: Buddhism & the Environment”
10/12 — Compassionate Listening
11/9 — Making Friends with Aging
12/14 — Knowing the Unknowable: Buddhist Perspectives on Mysticism