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Sister Chân Đức

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Sister Chân Đức has been a disciple of Thầy since 1986. She became the first Western European woman to be ordained as a nun by Thầy on November 10th 1988 in India. She received the Lamp Transmission to become a Dharma Teacher in 1990 and served as Director of Practice at Plum Village. She is the former abbess of the Green Mountain Dharma Centre in the USA. Sister Chân Đức has been on the board of directors for the Unified Buddhist Church since 1998.

She is a much-loved senior Dharma Teacher and travels widely, leading meditation retreats, including in her ancestral land of England. She inspires many with her unique teaching style throughout the world. She is currently Dean of Practice at the European Institute of Applied Buddhism in Germany.

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What is Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh January 15, 2020

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