Venerable Thubten Chodron, the well known American Buddhist Teacher, has re-launched a brand new website to exhibit her spiritual teachings and meditation practices. The Chicago born teacher, who founded Sravasti Abbey, travels worldwide to teach the Dharma and regularly hosts Live teachings which are now fully accessible from ThubtenChodron.org.
Venerable Thubten Chodron has been practicing the Buddha’s teachings for over 40 years, she was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 and received bhikshuni ordination in Taiwan just 9 years later. Especially popular with Westerners, Thubten Chodron is well known for presenting the Buddha’s teachings in a way that can be applied to our day to day lives.
Thubten Chodron’s Spiritual Teachings
The new accessible website, which is available to view in over 30 languages, has been designed to be responsive on all handheld devices.
The website features Thubten Chodron’s spiritual teachings and guided meditations, including both introductory and more comprehensive talks of the path to awakening. Additionally, users can also access Thubten Chodron’s Thought Training, which includes teachings on the “108 Verses on Compassion” and commentaries on the “Eight Verses of Thought Transformation”.
Furthermore, the website incorporates a Live Teachings calendar which can be filtered to display either In Person or Online events which are hosted weekly on either YouTube or Zoom. Users can also access the Blog page which is an archive of all of Thubten Chodron’s past teachings in date order – so if you are looking for something specific, you can find it here!
Thubten Chodron’s Guided Meditation
The Meditation page is easy to navigate with subcategories which include Thubten Chodron’s teachings on Mindfulness, Guided Meditations, Prayers & Practices as well as her teachings on Concentration. For many years, Thubten Chodron led an annual Cultivating Concentration Retreat and taught methods for developing a mental state to benefit both ourselves and others.
Thubten Chodron As An Author
Venerable Thubten Chodron has not only edited 22 books but has also authored 25 books of her own. The Books section of her new website is easily navigable and includes Thubten Chodron’s “The Library of Wisdom and Compassion book series”, including “Approaching the Buddhist Path”, “Searching for the Self” and “Realizing the Profound View” to name a few, along with videos of Thubten Chodron reading excerpts from the series. Furthermore, Thubten Chodron’s edited books are also available here including “Gavin Discovers the Secret to Happiness” written by Albert Ramos, a 2021 Story Monsters Approved award winner.
The Agency Behind The Bespoke Website Design
The new website from Webpop Design has already proved a success; with the website going from 15,000 clicks per month to an impressive 40,000 clicks per month from Google visitors alone since the website’s re-launch!
Specialising in bespoke web design, Webpop Design have been creating unique websites since 2008 and have worked with clients from across the globe.
Proving to be a hit with spiritual clientele, Webpop Design have added several well-known Spiritual Teachers to their accomplished Portfolio over the last few years including Dandapani, Siva Ashram and Venerable Thubten Chodron.
If you’re new to Buddhism and not sure where to start, then Venerable Thubten Chodron’s “Buddhism for Beginners” is a highly recommended introductory book, bringing you a users guide to the basics of Buddhism.
You can also sign up to Thubten Chodron’s Newsletter for regular updates and follow her on social media to stay up to date with her teachings or why not take a look at the live events or recorded sessions available on the website and YouTube.