For anyone who might be in the area. . .
Originally posted on Off the Cushion with Danny Fisher:
My home institution, University of the West, will be hosting the great Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo on campus for a lecture on the subject of “Buddhist Women and Social Justice.” The event, which is free, will be held on March 1st, from 5:30 – 7:00pm in the Exhibition Hall at University of the West, 1409 N. Walnut Grove Ave., Rosemead, CA, 91770. A PDF flyer is below.
For the uninitiated, the Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is an American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition; Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego; co-founder and current president of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women; and director of Jamyang Foundation, an initiative to provide educational opportunities for women in the Indian Himalayas and Bangladesh. In addition, she is the prolific author and editor of such books as Buddhism Through American Women’s Eyes; Buddhist Women Across Cultures:…
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