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Upcoming At The Yogini Project

Upcoming At The Yogini Project, Spring 2017: After a winter of primarily retreat, we are returning to the editing room this late spring to subtitle and produce a series of interviews, mostly with Tibetan yoginis, from our video archives from…
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"A Bodhisattva Is..."

"A bodhisattva is someone whose process of awakening comes about through the process of serving others yet knows that this world is dynamic and unresolvable. Resting in this paradox is bodhicitta or awakened mind." ~ Elizabeth Mattis…
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Cutting Through To The Groundless Ground

Cutting through to the groundless ground, drinking the nectar of the deathless discovered at the heart of life and death. Vajrayogini, reveal your face to all those shaken to their very ground!  
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Prayers to Sera Khandro

Prayers to Sera Khandro Emaho! Magical emanation of triumphant noble females – Dewé Dorje – to you I pray! With your care in this life, future lives and in the bardo, May our wishes be accomplished according to the Dharma.   *…

How Dakinis Die II: Thigles

HOW DAKINIS DIE II: KHANDRO PEMA DECHEN “This adept was born in Kongpo, Central Tibet. From the time of childhood she was fully inspired by Dharma and Guru Padmasambhava. At the age of sixteen, she married a great adept, Thrulzhig Pawo…
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Commitment To Tara

Commitment to Tara "Strengthened by your love, I will follow your supreme example. Inspired by you, I will break the bonds of petty selfhood. Guided by you, I will never desert living beings, Nor retreat from seeing others as friends…
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Motherhood and Dharma – The Rocky Road To Wisdom

I’m sitting in bed right now, listening to my sleeping son breathing. He’s right where he belongs this night. It’s peaceful, it’s quiet, there’s a crazy eclipse occurring, and I am wide AWAKE. So I’m thinking about him and the…
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"Through The Power Of Devotion" ~ Niguma

"This variety of desirous and hateful thoughts that strands us in the ocean of cyclic existence once realized to be without intrinsic nature, makes everything a golden land, child. If you meditate on the illusion-like nature of…

Blessing The Next Generation

A picture is not just worth a thousand words; it can tell the whole story! Love that embraces all beings. Khandro Dechen Paldron, consort of Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche III, and mother to two extraordinary tulkus, Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche…
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The Dakini Prayer That Spontaneously Accomplishes All Wishes

The Dakini Prayer That Spontaneously Accomplishes All Wishes Samantabhadri, dakini of unborn space unimpeded Sambhogakaya dakini, Varahi, all-taming Nirmanakaya dakini Tsogyal to you I pray, please grant me supreme and ordinary accomplishments! …

The Meeting Of Dakinis

Khandro Tsering Chödrön and H.E. Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, two of the greatest dakinis of our times meeting. Discover more of the qualities of authentic wisdom dakinis and great female teachers whose both visible and hidden…

Seeking Niguma, Lady of Illusion

Seeking Niguma, Lady of Illusion The mysterious Niguma was an Indian woman from Kashmir who probably lived in the 11th century. Not only are the dates uncertain, but so too is almost everything about her. I will explore what there is to…
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Taking This Into The World ~ Pema Chödrön

"Deep down in the human spirit there is a reservoir of courage. It is always available, always waiting to be discovered. In the last years of his life, Chogyam Trungpa taught unceasingly on the very real possibility of creating enlightened…
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Motherhood Awakened

This is the first in a series of blogs sharing reflections on motherhood and practice by mothers in our Yogini Project team and from the global Yogini Community.  This first article is by TYP's Sascha Alexandra Aurora from Denmark. I…
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On Shenpa, Part III by Pema Chödrön

"Instead of seeing shenpa as an obstacle to be overcome, it is more helpful to consider it an opportunity for transformation, an open doorway to awakening. When I realize I'm triggered, I think of it as a neutral moment, a moment in time,…