Ven. Robina Courtin. Photo by Marc Sakamoto
Venerable Robina Courtin has worked full-time for Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s organization, the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), since her ordination in 1978.
Over the years Ven. Robina has served as editorial director of Wisdom Publications, editor of Mandala Magazine, executive director of Liberation Prison Project and a much sought-for touring teacher. Her life and work are the subject of the award-winning documentary Chasing Buddha.
Ven. Robina actively teaches and leads inspiring pilgrimages to the renowned Buddhist sites around the world. Her famous energetic, straightforward and practical teaching style, combined with profound experience and knowledge of Buddhist psychology and philosophy, have touched the hearts of thousands of people all over the world.