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Yogini Project News, June 2016

YOGINI PROJECT UPDATE, June 2016:  There's been a lot going on behind the scenes at The Yogini Project.1) Our short film WHITE LOTUS on Tsoknyi Rinpoche's pioneering work transmitting the Tsoknyi Nangchen Nun yogini lineage to Nepal has now…
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On Yoginis & Dakinis ~ Dakini's Warm Breath

"Although Tibetan women have played a minor public role in institutional Buddhism, they have emerged in yogic lineages as teachers and holders of special transmissions and practices. They have served as founders of new lineages of teachings,…
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Remembering Khandro Tsering Chödrön

Remembering Khandro Tsering ChödrönToday is the 5th anniversary of the passing of Khandro Tsering Chödrön, the spiritual wife of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö. She was universally acknowledged as one of the foremost wisdom dakinis of our…
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"On A Secret Level, She Is Seen As The Manifestation Of The Mind"

"On a secret level, she is seen as the manifestation of the mind. On a ritual level, she is a meditational deity. On the physical level, she is the vital breath of tantric yoga. She is also spoken of as a living woman: a guru on a brocaded…
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Between Dakas and Dakinis

"Between dakas and dakinis there's a difference In how their bodies may seem in apparent reality, But for Mahamudra, luminous clarity, There's not an atom of difference in their essential nature. Those with good fortune and intelligence, Who…
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The Yogini Times (December Newsletter)

First of all, we wish to thank all those who have been active supporters of The Yogini Project, either as Members or as one-time Donate 108 donors. It is with your help that these amazing projects come to life and into the World!  We are happy…
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"As The Glow Of Your Own Awareness" ~ Yeshe Tsogyal

"Meditate upon the guru as the glow of your awareness."~ Yeshe Tsogyal 
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The Respect To Look At Ourselves Honestly and Gently ~ Pema Chödrön

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ~ Pema Chödrön
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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,…
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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…