Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo: Reflections on a Mountain Lake

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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo: Reflections on a Mountain Lake

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT


Join Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, one of the foremost living Buddhist nuns, known for having lived twelve years in a remote Himalayan cave, for a special discussion of Reflections on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism.

Reflections on a Mountain Lake is an inspiring, practical guide to walking the spiritual path with wisdom and ease. Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo addresses topics of common concern to Buddhist practitioners from all traditions—including the particular challenges facing Western practitioners, what to expect of a teacher-student relationship, gender issues and the role of women, how to approach meditation practice, and much more. Personable, witty, and profound, Tenzin Palmo presents an inspiring and no-nonsense view of Buddhist practice that comes from a heart infused with wisdom and compassion.

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo is a bhikṣuṇī in the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. At the age of twenty she traveled to India, becoming one of the first Westerners to be ordained as a Buddhist nun. The international bestseller Cave in the Snow chronicles her twelve years of seclusion in a remote cave. Deeply concerned with the plight of Buddhist nuns, she established Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in India. In 2008 His Holiness the Twelfth Gyalwang Drukpa, head of the Drukpa Kagyu lineage, gave her the rare title of Jetsunma (Venerable Master).


September 20
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT
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