Resident Teacher

Our Residential Teacher – Venerable Thubten Chökyi

October 2021

After 49 colourful years working in theatre and academia, Venerable Thubten Chökyi became a Buddhist nun so she could devote the rest of her life to the service of others.

Read about Venerable Chökyi and why she became a nun in her own words which appeared on the SBS Website on 31 January 2017.

Official biography extracted from Chenrezig Institute website

Every 4 weeks Venerable Chökyi will travel to Bunbury to teach at Tara Meditation Centre (formerly Hospice of Mother Tara) for 2 weeks.