Jigme Lingpa's Letter To The Queen Tsewang Lhamo

Tsewang Lhamo (d. 1812) was the queen of the eastern Tibetan kingdom of Degé for over fifteen years at the turn of the nineteenth century. She was born in the late 1760s into an aristocratic family in Degé and married the Degé…
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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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Outstanding Yoginis In The Drikung Kagyu Tradition

Drikung Khandro, Chodrung Rinpoche (1886–1958) Chodrung Rinpoche was born in the fire dog year (1886) in Northern Tibet. She was related to His Holiness, Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, one of the three throne holders of the Taklung Kagyu lineage.…
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Celebrate Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Dear Friends, On June 30th please join us in celebrating Jetsunma’s birthday. Through her open heart, fierce dedication and vision, nuns from Tibet and the Himalayan regions are finding their voice. There have always been great female practitioners,…
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Interview with Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding

Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding is one of the most respected female teachers of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in 1938, she is the elder sister of the current head of the Sakya lineage, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Jetsun Kushok Chimey…
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Dakini Song - Donate 108

“This is the documentary so many of us are longing to be touched by. Absolutely brilliant!” Dakini Song - Donate 108 Campaign Dakini Song is a poetic documentary evoking the beauty and challenges of the path of meditation as practiced…
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Tara’s Triple Excellence

Tara, the female Buddha of wisdom in action, revealed this complete path of perfect awakening. She spoke three times “excellent” or “legso” in Tibetan. This terma first appeared in the vast wisdom mind of the great treasure master…
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Buddhist Nuns In Retreat

"We are happy to announce that our 6 nuns, who have completed nearly 10 years in closed retreat, recently emerged for a short break to see their Dharma sisters and family and to have medical check-ups. These nuns are training under the direction…
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Tara’s Triple Excellence Online Meditation Program

Tara’s Triple Excellence is an online meditation program by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. With great joy, we share this amazing and life changing online program which contains the whole Buddhist path in an accessible way. Following the link you…
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TYP: 2018 Year In Review

The Yogini Project 2018 - A Year In Review What an extraordinary year it has been, one of the fullest journeys for the project so far.  It was really a foundational year, and while perhaps not outwardly visible as much, one of the most significant…
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An Invite To Support TYP

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving inviting individuals to free their generosity and create positive change on a global scale We gently invite you to support The Yogini Project, Giving Tuesday 2018 The Yogini Project supports…
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Thongdrol: Liberation Through Seeing

Visually stunning film featuring His Holiness Karmapa on Thongdrol, liberation through seeing and the origin and intent of the Karma Gadri style of thangka painting, as seen in many of Images of Enlightenment works (www.dakiniasart.org).  …
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An Interview With Jetsün Kushok Chimey Luding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iC2j-qqQZg8&feature=youtu.be Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding was born in Sakya near the border of Sikkim. She is the eldest of four children, two of whom died in childhood, and her younger brother is His Holiness…
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The Yogini Project, Autumn 2018

YOGINI PROJECT NOW - AUTUMN 2018 The Yogini Project is expanding.  After 7 years of groundbreaking media releases in support of women in Buddhist practice, including significant short films and extensive interviews and inspiration of millions…
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Being A Buddhist Nun In The West

Thubten Chodron speaks about the lives of Western nuns, with their problems and joys: Dharma spoke deeply to our hearts, and so, counter to all expectations of our cultures and our families, we quit our jobs, parted from our dear ones, were…