Edited By: Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Experienced practitioners share their understanding of Buddhist philosophy, its practical application in everyday life, and the challenges of practicing Buddhism in the Western world. Thirteen women contributed a wealth of thought-provoking material on topics such as: Bringing Dharma into Relationships, Dealing with Stress, Abortion, Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, Bodhisattva Peace Training, The Monastic Experience, and Forging a Kind Heart in an Age of Alienation. Among the voices are: Karuna Dharma, Ayya Khema, Michelle Levey, Yvonne Rand, Tsering Everest, and Eko Susan Noble.
"Bravo! This book is so engaging and so genuinely helpful I read it in one sitting. These are wonderful voices, brimming with life-experience and practical on-the-ground advice."--Janice Willis, Wesleyan University