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Dakini Song Autumn 2019

UPDATE - OCTOBER 30, 2019: Thanks to our generous supporters, The film is very much in motion now It's like the dakinis are opening all the doors now with amazing synchronicities lately.  We have had an amazing producer and excellent…
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Meeting Ani Choying Drolma

The woman bearing down on me does not look like a nun. Instead of traditional robes and simple sandals, she wears a mustard-yellow polo shirt, white sports shoes suited for fast movement, a wide-brimmed sun visor, and an oversize pair of sunglasses.…
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Brief Windhorse Practice of Tara

Through the blessing and power of the unfailing Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, and of Jetsunma, Mother of the buddhas, Noble Tara, May our lifespan, merit, prosperity and renown Increase like a waxing moon, like a rising summer lake. Especially…
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What Is A Dakini?

On What Is A Dakini? ~ Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche
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Awakening From The Dream

"If we are dreaming and someone wishes to awaken us from the dream, the person's voice or touch must enter into our dream state and rouse us from sleep. When someone wishes to awaken us from a bad dream, his or her voice must reach us in our…
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Natural Warmth Of Your Heart

Before we can know what natural warmth really is, often we must experience loss. We go along for years moving through our days, propelled by habit, taking life pretty much for granted. Then we or someone dear to us has an accident or gets…
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Dakini’s Twilight Language

During his lifetime, the 8th-century Tantric master Guru Padmasambhava and his consort Yeshe Tsogyal concealed countless treasures known as terma for the benefit of future generations. These treasures were hidden in different landscapes to…

Happy News From Tibetan Nuns Project

2019 Geshema Exams Completed In early August, 51 Tibetan Buddhist nuns sat various levels of the 4-year Geshema exams. The Geshema degree (Geshe for monks) is the highest degree in their tradition and is equivalent to a Ph.D. in Tibetan Buddhism.…
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How We Pray To Tara

From a teaching on Tara given by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche at Deer Park Institute in Bir, India, 2 April 2017 "The most important prayer in the Arya Tara is when you are praying: “Make me you.” Basically that’s what you are saying.…
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Understanding The Five Wisdom Dakinis

In order to understand the five wisdom dakinis we have to go way back to the beginning, to the basic split. The split is between "I" and "others." This is the beginning of the "ego." The ego sees everything dualistically, there is a space…

The Story Of Sangye Khandro

Sangye Khandro is a wonderful example of a truly dedicated Buddhist practitioner and translator. She studied Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan language under the guidance of Tibetan masters in India and Nepal. She has translated and mastered…

Interview With Dagmola Jamyang Sakya

Dagmola Jamyang Sakya was born in a small village called Thalung in Jekundo in the Province of Kham. She fondly remembers her blissful childhood, spending summertime with the nomads and wintertime at home with her family. Her uncle, a reincarnate…

The Story Of Ani Dominique

Christine Toomey, a journalist and an author, tells a story of Ani Dominique Tenzin Yiudjuk, a Buddhist nun, currently living in Kathmandu, Nepal, which gives a glimpse into the challenges faced by Westerners becoming Buddhist nuns and into…
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Prayer to Khandro Tsering Chödrön

Namo guravé! Homage to the lama! Outwardly, you are Sarasvati, the daughter of Brahma, Inwardly, you are the youthful lady Tara, Secretly, you are the innate Vajravarahi, You who embody them all—the dakini of the Lakar family—may…

The Heart Essence of the Sublime Lady of Immortality

Chimé Pakmé Nyingtik ('The Heart Essence of the Sublime Lady of Immortality') is a long life practice discovered as mind terma by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo in 1855. It features a mandala of White Tara (in the form of White Tara Wishfulfilling…