The Mandala Principle: Chögyam Trungpa's Teachings on Transforming Confusion into Wisdom
When difficulties arise, the goal of a Buddhist practitioner is to be able to put them to use. In this clip, Judy Lief shares how the mandala teachings provoke us into using energies and emotions as fuel for the path of awakening.
Kate O’Donnell is an Ashtanga yoga teacher, a nationally certified Ayurvedic practitioner, and an Ayurvedic yoga specialist. As an Ayurvedic educator, Kate leads workshops, trainings, and lifestyle retreats in the US and abroad. She is on the faculty for the Kripalu School of Ayurveda and for Ayurvedic Health Education trainings. She is the author of The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook and Everyday Ayurveda Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind and lives in Boston.
IN HONOR OF RITA GROSS
Rita M. Gross (1943–2015) was Professor Emerita of Comparative Studies in Religion at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. An important figure in the study of women in religion in general, she was also a Vajrayana Buddhist practitioner and teacher, appointed a lopon by Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche. Her last book, Buddhism beyond Gender: Liberation from Attachment to Identity, represents the culmination of her many years of serious practice, reflection, academic study, and scholarship.