Ven.DiXuan (諦玄法師)

Venerable Di Hsuan is an ordained Mahayana Buddhist nun who is primarily specialized in Chinese Buddhism, including Buddhist doctrine, scripture, history, and arts. To help people to practice Buddha’s teachings, she is guiding the Bodhi Buddhist Association, a nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to inspiring people to transform difficulties into the path of awakening. In 1999, she started to participate in the graduate program at the Yuan-Kuang Buddhist Studies Institute, where she learned Sanskrit, Pali, and Tibetan. Additionally, she studied a great diversity of cultures and religions in the Religion Department of National Cheng-Chi University in Taiwan from 2002 to 2006. To continue her study on the mutual interactions between Buddhism and other religions, Venerable Di Hsuan is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida now.