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A Museum Without Walls

Tzu Chi Center  |  May 17, 2024
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Art is essential to culture and history, and the value of museums in showcasing such revered works is priceless. In New York City, the Rubin Museum of Art is the pinnacle of Himalayan cultural artistry. Through a riveting dialogue by esteemed museum educator and Himalayan programs and communities ambassador Tashi Chodron on the latest webisode of C.A.F.E. 229, we can learn of its venture to become a museum without walls.

Tune in on May 17th, where host Joanne Chang sits with Tashi Chodron to cover the richness of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York as a beacon of Himalayan heritage and Tibetan Buddhism and what being a global museum entails.

About Tashi Chodron

Tashi Chodron is a lay Buddhist practitioner. She is one of the first women of her generation in exile to receive the entire teachings of the Vajrayana path directly from HH Penor Rinpoche (one of the greatest masters of the 20th century) including Ngondro-Preliminary teachings, Tsalung and Dzogchen, the pinnacle teachings of the Great Perfection. Tashi is also a Museum Educator at the Rubin Museum of Art, where she leads the Awakening practice of Morning Mindfulness meditation in the Museum’s Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room. Tashi leads the Awakening Wisdom Experience, a mindfulness meditation at the Y Wellness Center, and a virtual weekly mindfulness meditation for children during this uncertain time. She taught the Awakening Practice at Kripalu in partnership with NY Yoga and Life Magazine for many years.

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