Monday, March 2, 2009
Dipa Ma 's Biography
Read the life story and spiritual teachings of Dipa Ma, a major figure in contemporary Buddhism. She was the teacher of such well-respected western Buddhists as Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Joseph Goldstein, Alice Walker and Sylvia Boorstein, among others.
An accomplished yogi, she was an inspired teacher and a devoted mother and grandmother. A woman who found great freedom through profound levels of insight and one who exemplified in her every action immense kindness, generosity, and mindfulness.
Through this unique account of a remarkable woman, together with the reminiscences of her students, many more aspiring practitioners will be inspired by her life and legacy.
Foreword: Sharon Salzberg
Introduction: Joseph Goldstein
Afterword: Jack Kornfield
This book, like Dipa Ma, is simple, straightforward and powerful.
Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple
Link to Wind Horse Publications
Link to Barnes & Noble