Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly

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is a lineage holder in the Nyingma and Kagyu traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as one of the few Westerners recognized and enthroned as a tulku. She is the founder of the nonprofit organization Ngakpa International, and residential meditation communities in Virginia and California. She holds a master’s degree in Tibetan Studies and is completing

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Steadfast In The Midst Of Samsara
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True Practice Is Never Disengaged
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STEPHEN BATCHELOR began his Buddhist studies in 1972 in India, received full ordination as a bhikkhu in 1979, and disrobed in 1985, following three years of training in Korean Seon. The author of Buddhism Without Beliefs and cofounder of Bodhi Colleg