I am sure that Lama Tsultrim Allione is, with Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown, a foremost authority on the subject of popping the patriarchal hangover that, too often, has characterized the otherwise enlightened Buddhist view of society and human nature. Best of all, her understanding comes from both personal and scholarly levels—it’s less about aggression or concept than it is about clear-seeing and compassion.
Is “the Feminine Principle” different than Feminism? Yup. How? Video:
For more, click here for a talk on the “Mother Principle” by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, who taught first and often on this Buddhist subject in the West.
Or, check out our friend Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown’s book, Dakini’s Warm Breath.
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