This website offers information about Venerable Amy Miller (Lobsang Chodren), a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition. Venerable Amy teaches and leads retreats and pilgrimages around the world.


Programs in Florida and North Carolina
January 29 – February 11!

  • Miami Beach (January 29 – February 1)
    Namdrol Ling Study Group
  • Boca Raton (January 30)                    
    Tubten Kunga Center
  • Delray (Retreat February 2 – 4)
    Namdrol Ling Study Group
  • Orlando Area (Maitland) (February 6)
    Contact: stalwar787@aol.com
  • Raleigh (February 9 – 11)
    Kadampa Center                                                                        

Upcoming Retreats:


South Florida
Quieting the Mind: First Annual Meditation Retreat in Florida at Casa San Carlos, Delray Beach
hosted by Namdrol Ling Study Group (Miami)
February 2 – 4
Are you curious about meditation or are wanting to establish a consistent meditation practice? Join this delightful and practical retreat that will explore a variety of guided meditations such as shinĂ© (calm abiding), the nature of mind, death and impermanence, developing the good heart, the nature of reality (emptiness), and other topics on the path to awakening.  Some background in Buddhism is great, but not necessary.

For more details on the retreat and registration please click HERE 


New York Area
Shantideva Meditation Center
Fourth Annual Meditation Retreat
at Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York
April 27 – 29
A variety of guided meditation sessions to include shiné (calm abiding), the nature of mind, death and dying, developing the good heart, emptiness, and other topics on the path to enlightenment. Help kickstart your practice or invigorate an already-existing one.


Lawudo Pilgrimage and Retreat, Solu Khumbu (Mount Everest region)

October 5 – 22

Have you ever had the wish to trek in Nepal or visit pilgrimage sites in the Kathmandu Valley? I am planning to lead  a most worthwhile journey including a 3-day meditation retreat at Lawudo (see Lawudo.com) in the Solu Khumbu (Mt. Everest) region of Nepal.

Click here for detailed itinerary and registration information.

Please enjoy the slideshow below to get a taste of this special experience.

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Buddhism in a Nutshell new e-book available at http://shop.fpmt.org/Buddhism-in-a-Nutshell-eBook_p_2615.html Also included is a free code for the FPMT Online Learning Center course that contains downloadable audio files of the course as taught by Ven. Amy Miller.

Are you looking for a general overview of the Buddhist path in the Tibetan tradition? Have a look at Buddhism in a Nutshell, an FPMT* publication co-authored by Lama Thubten Yeshe, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Venerable Amy Miller. This book includes an 11-hour audio CD of Venerable Amy teaching this course that is part of the FPMT online learning center.

You can order the book here and the online course here.

Buddhism in a Nutshell

Buddhism in a Nutshell


*Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition


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