For Compassionate Relief

For Compassionate Relief

Engaged Buddhism

Tzu Chi Center  |  May 19, 2023
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It is one thing to preach a philosophy. It is quite another to live it, and live it well. 

In this installment of C.A.F.E. 229, we are honored to welcome Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi, a world-renowned Theravada Buddhist monk with over 50 years of experience practicing philosophy, Buddhism, and mindfulness. 

Join us as Ven. Bhikku Bodhi shares about Buddhism, the ever-changing nature of mindfulness, and much, much more.

About Our Guest

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is an American Buddhist monk originally from New York City. He holds a BA in philosophy from Brooklyn College (1966), and a PhD in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University (1972). He received novice ordination in Sri Lanka in 1972 and full ordination in 1973. He was formerly the editor and president of the Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy, Sri Lanka. He returned to the U.S. in 2002 and now resides at Chuang Yen Monastery. He is president of the Buddhist Association of the United States (2013–present). He is a prolific translator from the Pali Canon, the most ancient collection of Buddhist scriptures.

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