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    An Evening with Wendy Garling, Author of Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha's Life

    • Dates: November 27, 2017
    • Times: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
    • Admission: $10 General Admission; $5 for Naropa Faculty & Staff; FREE for students
    • Location:
      Naropa University - Nalanda Events Center 6287 Arapahoe Ave
      Boulder, CO 80301
    Overview 

    Overview

    Wendy Garling has a BA from Wellesley College and an MA in Sanskrit language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been a Tibetan Buddhist practitioner since her travels to Asia in her twenties, and she took refuge with HH the 16th Karmapa in San Francisco in 1976. In 1998 she began teaching in the women's spirituality program at the Women's Well in Concord, Massachusetts. Garling also teaches Buddhism in the Lam Rim tradition in community settings.

    Her new book is Stars at Dawn. In this retelling of the ancient legends of the women in the Buddha’s intimate circle, lesser-known stories from Sanskrit and Pali sources are for the first time woven into an illuminating, coherent narrative. Interspersed with original insights, fresh interpretations, and bold challenges to the status quo, these stories invite us to open our minds to a new understanding of women's roles in the Buddha's life and in early Buddhism.

    An Evening with Wendy Garling, Author of Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha's Life
    • 6287 Arapahoe Ave
    • Boulder, CO 80301
    • to
    • Naropa University - Nalanda Events Center
    • $10 General Admission; $5 for Naropa Faculty & Staff; FREE for students