Tibetan Buddhist Center for Wisdom
Venerable Lhundub Tendron took refuge at the FPMT’s Kadampa Center in Raleigh, NC in 1997. With the guidance of Geshe Gelek Chodha, she requested ordination. Following Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s advice, she took ordination with Geshe Lhundub Sopa at Deer Park in 2002. She joined the Chenrezig Nuns Community in Australia to develop a stable foundation for living in vows and learn from the senior nuns in residence. Here she met her teacher Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tsering and studied the Basic Program. Venerable Tendron completed the FPMT Basic Program in 2007. At the request of Geshe Gelek she returned to Kadampa Center as a spiritual program coordinator and teaching assistant. In 2012, returning to Chenrezig Institute she studied the Master’s module on Lama Tsongkhapa’s text, Illumination of the Thought. She then cared for her father for a few years before his death in 2015. In 2016, she became the resident teacher at Thubten Kunga Ling in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Currently Venerable Tendron continues to follow Rinpoche's advice to incorporate more time in retreat, meanwhile she is an important member of our spiritual community here in Florida and we look forward to having teachings by her from time to time. According to Venerable Tendron, she teaches from "her experience of learning to counter self-centered, disagreeable, angry, impatient, lazy states of mind with the golden teachings of the Buddha, Lama Yeshe, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and all her patient, kind teachers."
In 1987, Jacie was asked to teach meditation in Palm Beach and Broward counties which she has been doing ever since. Jacie became dubbed, “The First Buddhist in Boca,” earning a reputation for conveying the Buddha’s teachings in a practical, warm, clear often humorous way making them useful in everyday Western life. This was the beginning of
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