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Building Inner Strength ~ Pema Chödrön

Building Inner StrengthYou build inner strength through embracing the totality of your experience, both the delightful parts and the difficult parts. Embracing the totality of your experience is one definition of having loving kindness for yourself.…
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An Open Letter to The Yogini Project Community

We would like to thank all of the supporters of our Yogini Membership campaign this past Aug -Sept 2015 (credits below).  Without you our media which has touched so many simply would not be possible. Indeed the campaign was to meet the minimum…

Manifestations Of Yeshe Tsogyal

~ Manifestations of Yeshe Tsogyal ~ Drikung Khandro Tenzin Chodron Living emanation of Yeshe Tsogyal, pictured with natural light orbs. She resides at Terdrom Shoto Tidro, north east of Lhasa. More on Yeshe Tsogyal emanations at Jnanasuk…
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On Arya Tara

On Arya TaraThe venerable Arya Tara is the wisdom form of all the buddhas and bodhisattvas of the ten directions. In the ultimate sense she has since primordial time attained the state of original wakefulness that is the very essence of the…

Long Life Prayer For Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Glorious, foremost and holy one Who through the blessings of The Three Jewels and three roots Spreads the amazing Teachings of the meaning lineage Far and wide across the world - May you live long and may your Enlightened activities flourish…
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All Pervasive Blessings

We all who have entered the Buddhadharma to some degree have some faith in prayer and blessings, even if we might not actually 'believe' in it.  There is some sense of devotion - a pull or call to the fully awakened state - and no little awe…
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Becoming Vajrayogini

Happy dakini day from The Yogini Project and the Arya Tara nuns!Kunsang, Nyimsang, Yonten, and Karma, 4 young nuns from Ani Choying Drolma's Arya Tara School near Pharping, Nepal, aged 15-17, practice and perform Vajrayogini in the Charya Nritya…
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The Enthronement of Jetsunma Jamyang Drolma

We are happy to announce the enthronement as Jetsunma today (in 3 hours!) of Jetsunma Jamyang Drolma by Tulku Sang-Ngak Rinpoche in Pharping, Nepal.We, The Yogini Project, had a lovely meeting and interview with Jetsunma yesterday and she displayed…
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"However The Dakini Expresses Herself..."

"However, the dakini expresses feminine gender in only a qualified sense, since in her absolute essence she represents the ultimate beyond gender. From this point of view, she has no allegiance to anyone; it is inaccurate to say that women alone…
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Love and Liberation Released

The long awaited "Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro" by Sarah Jacoby has been released at last and is available at Amazon. 'Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of…
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How Dakinis Die

Emaho!!  Wonderful phenomena around the passing of Sangyum Rikzin Wangmo (consort of the late HH Dudjom Rinpoche). From Saraswati Bhawan's "How Dakini's Die": "There’s been a lot of interest in the passing of Shiva Rinpoche in Nepal,…

'The Power Of Women' - A Talk by HH Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about "The Power of Women" after receiving Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education at Sri Sathya Sai International Center in New Delhi, India, on December 2nd, 2011.www.dalailama.com
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Consecration of Khandro Tsering Chödrön Memorial Stupa at Lerab Ling

"Under cloudless blue skies, the consecration of Khandro Tsering Chödrön’s memorial stupa took place at Lerab Ling in France. His Holiness Sakya Trizin, the supreme head of the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism, and a gathering of eminent…
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Praises to the 21 Taras

Let me and all who need protection Enter beneath Your right-hand mudra Of granting boons, the Refuge mudra, And be relieved from every fear!From your sublime abode at the Potala O Tara – born from the green letter TAM Your crown adorned with…