About Abbess Master Miao Jing
Venerable Master Miao Jing is the Founder of Great Compassion Bodhi Prajna Temple Canada and North America Karma Kagyu Bhikkhuni Institute.
Ven. Master Miao Jing has studied Mahayana Buddhism for decades and had her ordination under Mahayana tradition. In 2011, Master Miao Jing began her study of Vajrayana Buddhism under the teaching of Guru H.H. the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the Headmaster of the Karma Kagyu Lineage. Ven. Master Miao Jing is one of the very few Bhikkhunis who practices both Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism and integrates them into her Dharma teachings in the West. For the past few years, she has been a proponent of H.H. 17th Karmapa’s vision to restore the ordination of Bhikkhuni’s precepts in Vajrayana activities and in 2018 she hosted an 1st International Buddhist Bhikkhuni Forum in Canada to further this cause.
Ven. Master Miao Jing is a female spiritual leader who has practiced meditation since her youth. She immigrated to Canada in the late 80’s from Taiwan with her family. She has been delivering meditation training to assist immigrant minority women and families, as well as promoting multiculturalism for over 20 years. Her focus has been on mindfulness and awakening of inner peace education. She began youth meditation programs 25 years ago in Asia and 9 years ago in Ontario. She aims to begin this new project and build some meditation cabins in Ontario to serve more youth across Canada and North America.