Tenzin Palmo: The Spiritual Journey of Diane Perry Carol Flinders

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Published: March 29th 2012

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71 pages


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Tenzin Palmo: The Spiritual Journey of Diane Perry  by  Carol Flinders

Tenzin Palmo: The Spiritual Journey of Diane Perry by Carol Flinders
March 29th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 71 pages | ISBN: | 6.60 Mb

Diane Perry was the twenty-year-old daughter of an English fishmonger when she converted to Buddhism and travelled to Dharamshala, India, in 1964, where she became one of the first westerners to be ordained a Tibetan Buddhist nun. She remained withMoreDiane Perry was the twenty-year-old daughter of an English fishmonger when she converted to Buddhism and travelled to Dharamshala, India, in 1964, where she became one of the first westerners to be ordained a Tibetan Buddhist nun.

She remained with her teacher, Khamtrul Rinponche and his community in northern India for six years then, under his direction, lived in a cave at 10,000 feet in the Himalayas for the next ten years.At her teacher’s suggestion she created the first nunnery for Tibetan nuns in India, and recently was given the rare title of Jetsunm, “Venerable Master,” by His Holiness the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa Head of the Drukpa Kagyu lineage, in recognition of her spiritual achievements as a nun and her efforts in promoting the status of female practitioners in Tibetan Buddhism.This book chronicles her extraordinary story, and includes an intimate conversation between her and the author.



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