Thubten Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun, travels worldwide, teaching and leading meditation retreats. Known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha's teachings, she is the author of Buddhism for Beginners; Working with Anger; How to Free Your Mind; Open Heart, Clear Mind; and Taming the Mind. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Presents a clear and complete survey of the teachings of the Buddha. Open Heart, Clear Mind will help many on the open path of meditation and in dealing with the challenges of everyday life."--Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"Conveys a clear understanding of Buddhism as it has been practiced by Tibetans in easily comprehensible language."--H.H. the Dalai Lama "Her analyses of psychological states underlying behavior and how to modify this behavior in order to live a more healthy, more Buddhist life is useful to all persons wishing to follow a Buddhist path."--Ven. Dr. Havanpola Ratanasara, Executive President, American Buddhist Congress