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By Michaela Haas,His Holiness the Karmapa

What drives a tender London librarian to board a boat to India, meditate in a distant cave through herself for twelve years, after which construct a flourishing nunnery within the Himalayas? How does a surfer lady from Malibu develop into the top of the most overseas association for Buddhist ladies? Why does the daughter of a tune govt in Santa Monica dream so vividly of peacocks one evening that she chases those photos to Nepal, the place she unearths the affection of her lifestyles in an unconventional younger Tibetan master?

The girls featured in Dakini Power—contemporary academics of Tibetan Buddhism, either Asians and Westerners, who train within the West—have been universally well-known as finished practitioners and remarkable lecturers whose existence tales show their monstrous choice and bravado. assembly them during this publication, readers might be encouraged to allow pass of previous fears, discover new paths, and lead the lives they envision.

Featured right here are:

   • Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche (This worthy Life)
   • Dagmola Sakya (Princess within the Land of Snows)
   • Jetsun Tenzin Palmo (Diane Perry) (Into the guts of Life)
   • Pema Chödrön (Deirdre Blomfield-Brown) (When issues Fall Apart; Start the place You Are)
   • Khandro Tsering Chödron (most widespread to readers because the past due aunt of Sogyal Rinpoche, writer of The Tibetan publication of residing and Dying)
   • Thubten Chodron (Cherry Greene) (Buddhism for Beginners; Taming the Mind)
   • Karma Lekshe Tsomo (Patricia Zenn) (Buddhism via American Women’s Eyes)
   • Chagdud Khadro (Jane Dedman) (P’howa Commentary; Life relating to Death)
   • Sangye Khandro (Nanci homosexual Gustafson) (Meditation, Transformation, and Dream Yoga)
   • Roshi Joan Halifax (Being with Dying)
   • Lama Tsultrim Allione (Joan Rousmanière Ewing) (Women of knowledge; Feeding Your Demons)
   • Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel (The energy of an Open Question)

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