This person was ordained a Buddhist nun in 1974, and is now a resident teacher at Gampo Abbey, in Nova Scotia.
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
This was the eleventh in the line of Trungpa tulkus, a lineage of the Kagyu school, one of the principle schools of Tibetan Buddhism. After being exiled from Tibet, this person studied at Oxford and formed a monastery in Scotland in 1967, the first Tibetan monastery in the west.
Though born into a life of luxury, this person broke from material life circumstances and began teaching a path between indulgence and pious austerity.
This describes an enlightened being or enlightened warrior who, though capable, refrains from entering nirvana in order to help others achieve enlightenment.
Atisha Dipankara Shrijnana
This Buddhist teacher, born sometime around the 1st millennium CE, was closely associated with the lojong slogans which they translated from the Hindi and...
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