MOTHER OF KNOWLEDGE REPRINT
Padmasambhava himself said: ‘Male or female - there is no difference. but if she develops the mind bent on enlightenment, to be a woman is better.’ Female energy is especially respected in Padmasambhava’s lineage, having a special place in the enlightened transmission. Yeshe Tsogyal is one of the greatest in the tradition of those who preserved Tibetan Buddhist texts.
Tarthang Tulku, Introduction to Mother of Knowledge: The Enlightenment of Yeshe Tsogyal
You may recognize the quote above from the Introduction, or perhaps you have another favorite quote from the text. There is no doubt that this is a very powerful book, about an amazing, determined, and devoted student and eventual master of the teachings.
What did you think as you read through the events of Yeshe Tsogyal’s life? How did her life story impact your own life? She endured severe hardships to learn and preserve the Dharma brought to Tibet by Padmasambhava - through her efforts, we are fortunate to have access to this precious knowledge today.
With your support, you
would be joining the lineage of Yeshe Tsogyal; your donation will make it
possible for more people to enjoy and benefit from this important text.
Even if you are not able to offer your support at this time, we very much appreciate your support over the years. We'd love to hear what touched you in this book, if you would like to share a favorite quote or passage, or how it has changed your perspective in any way, you may leave a comment below.
May your life be filled with happiness and the causes of happiness.
Leave a Reply