Robina Courtin (born Melbourne, Australia, 20 December 1944) is a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan Buddhist Gelugpa tradition and lineage of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Ordained since the late 1970s, Ven. Robina has worked full time since then for Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s FPMT.

Over the years she has served as editorial director of Wisdom Publications, editor of Mandala Magazine, executive director of Liberation Prison Project, and as a touring teacher of Buddhism. Her life and work with prisoners have been featured in the documentary films Chasing Buddha and Key to Freedom.

Venerable Robina is a long-time friend and adviser to Maitripa College, visiting often to lead retreats, give public teachings, and meet with the staff and faculty.

More: Visit her website here for more on her remarkable life and activities.

Teaching at Maitripa College