Pema Chodron

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Pema Chodron

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know” ― Pema Chodron

About Pema Chodron
Birthday July 14, 1936
Birth Location New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Gender Female
Birth Name Deirdre Blomfield-Brown
Religious Name Pema Chodron ("lotus torch of the dharma" or "lamp of the truth")
Western Astrology Cancer (Sun)
Chinese Astrology Fire Rat
Numerology Birth Path 4
Residence Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality American
Occupation Buddhist teacher, author, nun
Spouse(s) Two husbands, divorced (twice)
Children Arlyn (daughter), Edward (son)
Sibling(s) Two
Education (Major) University of California, Berkeley (B.S. English Literature, M.S. Elementary Education)
Diet Vegetarian (Editor's Note: An undisclosed source states that Pema Chodron is no longer a vegetarian, 2015.)
Fun Fact(s) Peman Chodron ranked #63 in Watkins "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in 2019."
In previous years, she ranked:
#51 in 2018
#52 in 2017
#38 in 2016
Pema Chodron became a Buddhist nun when her two children were in their teenage years. Edward was 13 and Arlyn was 15.
"...stay open to whatever life presents you with, because it will teach you something if you'll let it," said Pema Chodron to Oprah Winfrey in an exclusive interview.
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