Sister Chân Diệu Nghiêm was ordained as a novice nun at the Hokyoji Temple, Fukui, Japan on November 11th 1985, with the ordination name “Ji Na” (“Loving Kindness”). She joined the Plum Village community in 1990 as one of Thầy’s first European monastic disciples.
Each year, Sr. Diệu Nghiêm also known as Sr. Jina leads mindfulness retreats around the world, including her ancestral lands of the Netherlands and Ireland. Her gentle and illuminating teachings have nourished generations of practitioners.
Sr. Jina is offering a free public talk to explore mindfulness in every day life. This is suitable for experienced practitioners and those new to mindfulness. Everyone is welcome. Please arrive at the monastery, no later than 7.15pm. There are no tickets for this event. Please click 'going' to register. Clonard Monastery are delighted to be hosting this talk by Sr. Jina with the support of the Interfaith Forum and Belfast Leaves of One Tree Sangha and Tall Trees Sangha.