ONLINE: Book Group: Lady of the Lotus-Born: The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal

with Donna Williams

September 27 - October 25, 2021

Monday Evenings, 7:15pm - 8:45pm, Eastern Time

The Life and Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal, Gyalwa Changchub and Namkhai Nyingpo, PadmakaraTranslation Group (tr.) (Boulder: Shambhala Publications, 1999).

An in-depth discussion of the most recent translation of the riveting biography of Yeshe Tsogyal, “The Lute Song of the Gandharvas” that depicts her journey to enlightenment, her remarkable accomplishments, and her compassionate activity. The book is available in physical or digital format at this link: https://www.shambhala.com/lady-of-the-lotus-born-893.html

All sessions will be recorded and made available to all registered participants. This class has no prerequisites but it is recommended that participants have a regular meditation practice.


To attend the opening live session on Monday Sept 27th, you must be registered by Saturday, Sept 25th, 2021, in order to receive welcoming information and the zoom link. Recordings of live sessions will be made available to everyone who is registered for the program.

The zoom room will open at 7pm on Monday evenings, starting Sept 27th. Please sign in a few minutes early to check your connection and settle. The final class will meet on Oct 25th.


Karmê Chöling values its commitment to making programs affordable and available to all who wish to study with us. To support this commitment we provide two program price options.

This is the actual price of the program.

We offer this discounted price to those who cannot afford the full price of the program. This price is made possible through the generosity of Karmê Chöling and our donors

Please Note:
Price does not include accommodations, which will be added during the registration process.

Payment Policies:
Karmê Chöling has updated its payment policies. The new policies apply to all programs that start after January 1, 2019. Please read the payment policies before proceeding with registration.

Financial Aid:
Karmê Chöling offers full-time student discounts, scholarships and other financial aid.

Program Credit:
If using existing program credit to pay for a program, you must pre-register for this program at least two weeks prior to the program start date by calling the front desk (802-633-2384 x3000). Program credit may not be used to pay for housing or practice materials and may not be used on or after arrival day.

Online registration is not currently open.


About Donna Williams

Donna Williams has taught Shambhala Training Levels for the past 35 years both in the US and in Chile and is involved in teaching Contemplative Ecology and practicing plant-based textile arts. She lives in Vermont where she gardens, growing dye plants, apples, raspberries and tends plants and shrubs in Karmê Chöling's flower beds.

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