I’m approaching my second year (wow!) as a monthly columnist for Buddhistdoor Global. I write on women in Buddhism, and in honor of the anniversary, I thought I’d share a […]
Imagine this: a young woman, heavily pregnant and in labor, makes the journey to a grove of trees sacred to the local goddess. The village women accompany her, and she […]
My column at Buddhistdoor Global continues to fascinate me, as I have the opportunity to speak with incredibly intelligent, compelling, and insightful women about their lives, Buddhist practice, and what […]
I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Lama Sangak Yeshe Tsomo, one of the only women empowered as a lama in the Namchak lineage. She was open about her […]
I wrote my May Buddhistdoor column on the transitions between monastic and lay life for Buddhist women, and the balancing act between wanting a family and wanting a life of […]
Two remarkable women from different Buddhist traditions talk about their practices & lives.
A profile of Tibetan Buddhist teacher and professor at Naropa University, Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown.
I’m now a monthly columnist with BuddhistDoor Global, a Buddhist magazine from Hong Kong. My column focuses on women, from nuns to lay teachers, from issues of ordination and sexuality […]
Oregon is getting inundated with rain, snow, and frost, and I’m huddled inside, drinking way too much coffee and working on a few long-term projects. 2015 turned out to be […]
My newest book review for Buddhist Door discusses the political and religious roles of women in Tibetan Buddhism – and how women are encouraging and forcing change against a religious […]