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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo ~ The Heroic Heart: Awakening Unbound Compassion

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Live Webinar


Join Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, one of the foremost living Buddhist nuns known for having lived twelve years in a remote Himalayan cave, for a special discussion of The Heroic Heart.

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will guide us in wisdom for cultivating authentic compassion, embracing adversity, and training the mind. Freeing ourselves from our habitual emotional patterns starts with taming the mind. Taming the mind helps us uncover our true nature and connect with those around us from a grounded place of self-awareness. Through caring for others you can walk the path of bodhisattvas, becoming a spiritual hero of compassion. Heroic Heart draws wisdom from the 14th century Tibetan Buddhist text, Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva.

"A timeless book you will want to have with you always.”

Lama Tsultrim Allione

"Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo's practice, coupled with her understanding of the challenges we face in the modern world, has brought these teachings to life."

Mingyur Rinpoche

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo (born 1943) is a bhikṣuṇī in the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. She is an author, teacher and founder of the Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in Himachal Pradesh, India. She is best known for being one of the very few Western yoginis trained in the East, having spent twelve years living in a remote cave in the Himalayas, three of those years in strict meditation retreat. Vicki Mackenzie, who wrote Cave in the Snow about her, relates that what inspired the writing of the book was reading Tenzin Palmo's statement to a Buddhist magazine that "I have made a vow to attain Enlightenment in the female form - no matter how many lifetimes it takes".