"Pema Ch”dr”n (formerly Deirdre Blomfield-Brown, born 1936) is a fully ordained Buddhist nun in the Tibetan vajrayana tradition, and a teacher in the lineage of Ch”gyam Trungpa. She is well known for her ability to apply Buddhist teachings in everyday life. She is one of the most successful interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism for westerners, well known for her approachable and down-to-earth teaching style.
Pema Ch”dr”n has conducted workshops, seminars, and meditation retreats in Europe, Australia, and throughout North America. She is abbot of Gampo Abbey, a monastery in Nova Scotia."