An Evening with
Ven. Robina Courtin
Join us as we host a Dharma Talk and Q&A session led by the Venerable Robina Courtin.
This event will run via Zoom on Thursday, January 26th from 5pm to 6:30pm (ET).
Registration and Payment
You may register for this workshop using the sign-up form below. We are offering this event by donation. Please choose your donation mindfully and be as generous as possible so that IDP may continue to offer financial assistance to those in need of other offerings.
Meet the Instructor
Ven. Robina Courtin (she/her) is a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan Buddhist Gelugpa tradition and lineage of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. In 1996 she founded the Liberation Prison Project, which she ran until 2009. Robina;s work has been featured in two documentary films, Christine Lundberg's On the Road Home (1998) and Amiel Courtin–Wilson's Chasing Buddha (2000), and in Vicki Mackenzie's book Why Buddhism? (2003). Her nephew's film, Chasing Buddha, documents Courtin's life and her work with death row inmates in the Kentucky State Penitentiary. In 2001, Courtin created Chasing Buddha Pilgrimage, which lead pilgrimages to Buddhist holy sites in India, Nepal, and Tibet to raise money for the Liberation Prison Project an association engaged for the Tibetan cause. Learn more at robinacourtin.com.