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An Interview With Jetsün Kushok Chimey Luding

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 the Sakya Trizin, head of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.…
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The Hidden Valley Of Pemako

Homage to the guru who reveals the secret pathways To the hidden land at the centre of my heart Where resides the eternal teacher Beyond all birth and death Ever serene and radiant To you I pray: In all my lives may we come face to…
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A Free Heart

The sun shines and she freely cleaves the sky With wings spread, she slides through the furrows left by the wind Beyond conventions, she goes beyond limits and against the tide A smile appears on her face in front of the beauty of nature…
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A Female Lineage's Most Welcome Transmission To Women

THE PARADOX OF A FEMALE LINEAGE’S BELATED YET MOST WELCOME TRANSMISSION TO WOMEN - PART I Many people are familiar with the names of Niguma and Sukhasiddhi, two of the most renowned dakinis of the Tibetan tradition, who around the 11th…
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Life Outside Our Story - Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel

"One way in which you can observe the effect of clinging to things as real is through physical, emotional, and conceptual contraction.  Contraction is not necessarily a problem in and of itself.  For example, the heart has to contract to…
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Interview With Allison Choying Zangmo

Allison Choying Zangmo is a student of Anyen Rinpoche and his root master, Tsara Dharmakirti Rinpoche. She has been studying dharma and the Tibetan language under Anyen Rinpoche’s personal guidance for the past sixteen years, and acts as…
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Why The Yogini Project: For All Daughter Beings

Why The Yogini Project Is Important: A Father's Tale Over the years so many people have asked, 'Why was the Yogini Project started by a man?"  While there are multiple layers to the story of how the project came to be, influence of sublime…
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The Nagi Gompa Nuns

On The Nagi Gompa Nuns “For me, the most inspiring thing about the Nagi nuns is that they are always practicing.  Whatever activity it is they are doing around the nunnery, the more time that I would spend with them the more I could…
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The Story Of Mandarava Released

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUmFKkltMCE ANI BUMCHUNG: THE LIFE OF MANDARAVA Our interview with the lovely yogini Ani Bumchung is live! Ani-la here tells the story of Princess Mandarava and Guru Rinpoche from her cave at Tso Pema, just…
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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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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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"White Lotus" Released

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akvb66fkF6k Today The Yogini Project released "White Lotus," our in-house film on Venerable Tsoknyi Rinpoche's groundbreaking work in empowering young nuns with unprecedented education opportunities.   WHITE…