The Compassion Network cultivates Buddhist initiatives in the West, including the translation of Buddhist canonical texts from Chinese to English, intrafaith and interfaith work, and sharing the teachings of the Buddha to benefit all beings.


Reverend Guo Cheen is a Mahayana Buddhist nun who grew up in the U.S. She is the founder of The Compassion Network and North American Buddhist Alliance. She has a Ph.D. in translating Buddhist canonical texts and has published on this topic in English and Chinese.