Teachers

Chöying Khandro, M.A.

Chöying Khandro, M.A., holds the complete transmissions of two lineages, the Ganden Ensa Ear-Whispered Lineage and the Machik Dakini Ear-Whispered Lineage, from her teacher, the late Ninth Khalkha Jetsun Dampa (1932-2012). She brings more than three decades of intense study and practice to her teachings and has completed a number of personal retreats, including the traditional 108 Springs Retreat in the Mongolian wilderness. Chöying Khandro has recently completed a three and half year solitary retreat in the forests of Oregon. She has a M.A. in Oriental Philosophy from Waseda University in Japan and a M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Michigan. With the blessing of the late Jetsun Dampa Rinpoche, Chöying Khandro is the spiritual director of the Dakini’s Whisper: A Community for the Machik Dakini Ear-Whispered Lineage. Her interest centers on bringing ancient timeless wisdom to our direct experience in the modern world.

Events with Chöying Khandro, M.A.

Ear-Whispered Five Dakini Retreat
September 7, 2018

Our practice will be mainly based on the traditional text: A Retreat Manual of the Five Dakinis, the Preliminary to the Chö Instructions Entitled “A Wish-Fulfilling Powerful King,” composed by Tuken Lobsang Chökyi Nyima (thu’i bkwang blo bsang chos kyi nyi ma, 1737 – 1802). We will also supplement the…