The power of respect

Print Article

Courtesy photo Venerable Thubten Chodron will be giving a presentation about respect at NIC on April 4.

COEUR d'ALENE — An American nun in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition will visit North Idaho College in early April to share her wisdom about respect.

Venerable Thubten Chodron will present “The Power of Respect: To get it, you must give it” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Edminster Student Union Building's Lake Coeur d’Alene Room on the North Idaho College main campus.

The presentation will explore how we want respect, but we can be stingy with it. Who deserves our respect? How do we make them earn it? Can we respect others simply for being human? Ven. Chodron will give guidance on what it is, how we can develop it for ourselves and its global impact when we learn to respect others.

Ven. Chodron has practiced the Buddha’s teachings for more than 35 years. A student of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, she has published numerous books and is the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey, a Buddhist monastery near Newport, Wash. She teaches internationally and is well-known for her practical and humorous advice for bringing the Buddha’s wisdom into our daily lives.

The event is sponsored by the NIC Diversity Steering Committee and Coeur d’Alene Dharma Friends.

The presentation is being offered at no charge, but donations for the abbey are welcome. Attendees are asked to arrive a few minutes early.

For more information, contact Laura Templeman-Paxson at (208) 769-7888.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Lori on the lam

May 26, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By RALPH BARTHOLDT Staff Writer A $500,000 bench warrant was issued Friday for the arrest of Laurcene B. “Lori” Isenberg, accused of embezzling money from a Coeur d’Alene nonprofit, after the 64...

Comments

Read More

Zipping out of the classroom

May 26, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press By MATTHEW GWIN Staff Writer COEUR d’ALENE — Remember that kid who always piped up in math class asking when he’d ever use this in “real life?” Well, as students in Lake City High School’s outdo...

Comments

Read More

Principal candidate to visit CHS Thursday

May 26, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Students, staff, parents and the general public will have an opportunity to meet the potential next principal of Coeur d’Alene High School on Thursday. A committee commissioned by Coeur d’Alene Publ...

Comments

Read More

Learning the ropes

May 26, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Loud smacking sounds echoed throughout the Winton Elementary School gym as volleyballs popped off arms and bounced on the floor. Jim Kenney, a coach with the new Specialized Needs Recreation Sports ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X