Episode 01-06 Buddhist Funeral Traditions & Customs

Episode #01-06 (July 7, 2017)
Buddhist Funeral Traditions & Customs Explained. In this episode of the Funeral Fact Podcast, host Jeff Kasper interviews Bhiksuni Thubten Chodron, who is the Abbess of the Sravasti Abbey in Newport, Washington USA.

Venerable Thubten Chodron received her bhikshuni ordination in 1986. She studied and practiced Buddhism of the Tibetan tradition for many years in India and Nepal under the guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tsenzhap Serkong Rinpoche, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and other Tibetan masters. She has published many books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation in several languages, and is the only nun who has co-authored a book with His Holiness the Dalai Lama—Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions. Her latest book is Practical Ethics and Profound Emptiness, and her Buddhism for Beginners and Open Heart, Clear Mind are widely recommended introductory books.

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Host:
Jeff Kasper

Guest Info:
Bhiksuni Thubten Chodron, Abbess
Sravasti Abbey
www.Sravasti.org