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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 woman from Malibu turn into the top of the most foreign association for Buddhist ladies? Why does the daughter of a tune government in Santa Monica dream so vividly of peacocks one evening that she chases those photographs to Nepal, the place she reveals the affection of her lifestyles in an unconventional younger Tibetan master?

The girls featured in Dakini Power—contemporary lecturers of Tibetan Buddhism, either Asians and Westerners, who train within the West—have been universally well-known as entire practitioners and outstanding lecturers whose existence tales reveal their huge decision and bravado. assembly them during this booklet, readers should be encouraged to enable pass of outdated fears, discover new paths, and lead the lives they envision.

Featured the following are:

   • Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche (This invaluable 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 widely used to readers because the overdue aunt of Sogyal Rinpoche, writer of The Tibetan publication of dwelling 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 on the subject of 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 strength of an Open Question)

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