Ven Yönten’s Teachings & AdviceTech Support2021-02-16T16:30:22+00:00
Ven Yönten’s Teachings & Advice
Bhikshuni Lozang Yönten is an American-born Buddhist nun in the Gelug Tibetan tradition who was ordained in 2003.
A practicing Buddhist since 1994, Ven. Yönten moved to Chenrezig Institute in QLD, Australia and studied intensively under Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering (Lharampa Geshe from Sera Je Monastery and former Abbot of Gyü-me Tantric College) from 2002 – 2009, completing their Buddhist Studies Program and retreats. She then continued to study, retreat and offer service at Dharma Centers in India and Taiwan as well as Australia and New Zealand, becoming an In-Depth Registered Teacher within the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) in 2012.
Ven. Yönten was then the Resident Teacher of Kunsang Yeshe Retreat Centre in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia from 2012 – 2015 before becoming teacher-in-residence six months of the year at Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity in New Zealand until 2018. She continues to offer classes and retreats at both Centres annually.
Currently, Ven. Yönten divides her time as a touring teacher and retreat leader, as well as annually offering the Buddhadharma from a secular perspective in Israel as a member of the Buddhist faculty for a seven-year post graduate program called Human Spirit which is a Buddhist Psychoanalytic Training Program. [https://lozangyonten.wixsite.com/website]
Ven Yönten offer teachings and leads retreats in various countries around the world as well as making her own materials to introduce and explain various secular and buddhist concepts. Below are a selection of those she has very kindly made available to view on her YouTube channel.
Medicine Buddha Meditation for Everyone with Ven Yönten
Introduction to Guru Yoga from a Tantric Perspective with Ven Yönten
Audio Teachings & Guided Meditations
Ven Yönten very kindly makes the audio recordings of many of her teachings and guided meditations available via her internet archive. Below are a few examples of what you can discover by clicking on the link above.
Overcoming Self-Cherishing Guided Meditation
Working With Anger
Clarity of Mind with Manjushri Mantra
Loving Kindness Meditation
Types of Joy Discussed in Buddhism
Children’s Story Time
Ven Yönten very offered recordings of her reading children’s stories that inspire wisdom, kindness and compassion. Below are a small selection of those she has made available on her YouTube channel.
The Seed of Compassion by His Holiness the Dalai Lama with Ven Yönten