The Mindrolling lineage is one of the rare Tibetan traditions that do not distinguish between male and female heirs.Now one of the most influential and vibrant women teachers, Khandro Rinpoche travels tirelessly between her late father's monastery and her own two nunneries in India, her American headquarters, Lotus Garden, in the Shenandoah Mountains in Virginia, and an ever-increasing number of Buddhist communities.
While iconic archetypes of feminine enlightenment ( in the ancient language of Sanskrit) were erected on shrines, few women in Asia were actually emboldened to follow in their footsteps.Maybe you’re tired of dating the same types of people over and over again.Well, if that’s the case, I’d like to suggest something you may not have thought about: a Buddhist. And as you’re about to find out, they make wonderful partners…That women participate equally is probably the single biggest change with Buddhism being established in the West.Here are ten extraordinary female teachers of Tibetan Buddhism, who have transformed the way Buddhism is viewed in America (more information in the new book "Dakini Power: Twelve Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Tibetan Buddhism in the West"). Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche Her Eminence Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche's position in the Buddhist world is entirely unique.barché [T bar chad] obstacle (generally meaning obstruction by spirits, also inner obstacles to spiritual progress) Barché Kunsel [T bar chad kun sel] prayer to remove barché béyül [T sbas yul] ‘hidden valley’; concealed land, discovered by a tertön, to enable people to take refuge for political disturbance or for spiritual purposes. Bhairava [S] fierce form of Ṥiva associated closely with Tantric traditions bhikṣu [S] fully-ordained Buddhist monk, corresponding to Tibetan gelong.bhikṣuni [S] fully-ordained Buddhist nun, corresponding to Tibetan gelongma.Karma Choeling and the New Zealand Karma Kagyu Trust exist to make available to New Zealanders, the teachings and blessings of the Karma Kagyu Lineage, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism, dating back to the 10th century, and now one of the most widely disseminated in the west.This aim is achieved by employing qualified resident teachers (lamas) who can present the three baskets of the Buddha's teachings, and can provide instructions on meditation practices to suit each individual's needs and temperament as well as advice on coping with the problems of everyday life.Anuttarayoga Tantra [S] Class of Buddhist Tantric practices.asura‘demigods’; one of the Six Realms of Rebirth; divine beings continually at war with the deva.As part of the Mahayana School, practicing with and for the benefit of all sentient beings is an important aspect of our regular meditation activities, most of which are open to all.On the basis of special requests we may also offer additional meditation training or retreats. Join Mingle2today and start browsing fun-seeking men and women for FREE.