About Chan in Everyday Practice (inactive)


Ven. Chang-Hwa, Ph.D., director of the Chan Meditation Center, received her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and did her postdoctoral research at UCLA in biophysics. After completing monastic training, she received full ordination in 2005. Venerable served as the director of the Department of International Relations and Development at Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) Taiwan. Ven. Chang-Hwa also supervises DDM Dharmapala Groups in North America, gives public lectures, and leads meditation programs.


Chan in Everyday Practice is discontinued but you can still read the column articles below.

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Bagels and Mooncakes—Dealing with Desire and Craving
How to recognize enjoyment and preferences without chasing after them
Uploaded 16 Nov 2017
The Daily Practice of a Modern Chinese Buddhist Nun: Facing the Discomfort
Adjusting to the norms of monastic life
Uploaded 10 Oct 2017
The Daily Practice of a Modern Chinese Buddhist Nun: Learning Chan and Leaving Home
Crossroads, challenges, and dilemmas in the practice of Chan Buddhism
Uploaded 15 Sep 2017
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