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I can answer questions about basic Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism and meditation especially how the Buddha's teachings can help us in day to day living. I have been studying Mahayana Buddhism and meditation since 2001. I have lead meditation classes and retreats for over 5 years. I have lived at a Buddhist retreat center for over 4 years and am currently ordained as a novice Buddhist nun. My nun name is Gyalten Yanghchen.

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I have been studying Mahayana Buddhism and meditation since 2001. I have lead meditation classes and retreats for over 5 years. I have lived at a Buddhist retreat center for over 4 years and am currently ordained as a novice Buddhist nun. My nun name is Gyalten Yanghchen.

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Mandala Magazine

Education/Credentials

I hold a BA degree in technical theatre from the University of South Florida.

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Sukrit11/04/16101010Thank you so much for the help
Michelle09/22/16101010I want to say thank you to .....
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James05/14/16101010Thanks.

Recent Answers from Laurie McLaughlin

2016-09-16 Group Project:

Hello Michelle -    Thank you for letting me answer your questions.    As I mentioned, I am sorry it took so long for me to answer but it took a while to think of and write down the answers.    1 - What

2016-08-17 life:

Hello there Wenny,    I am so sorry it has taken me so long to answer your question.  I have been on retreat and have had trouble getting the internet here.    Thank you for letting me answer your questions

2016-05-11 Wisdom & Truth:

Hello again, James -    So, if I am correct, it seems you are asking if people who are basically depressed and unlucky people think more about the true nature of the world and wisdom.    Is that what you

2016-05-09 Wisdom & Truth:

Hello James -    Thanks for letting me answer your question.    I am happy to try to answer your question - but since I am not really an expert, despite what the website says, to do the question justice

2016-02-22 Questions on Faith:

Hello Bryan,    Thank you so much for letting me answer your questions    I have been out of town so that is why I have not been able to send you the answers until now.    Question 1 - First off, as you

 

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