Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel is known for her willingness to question the spiritual path in order to reach a place of genuine practice and awakening. Using the Buddha's teachings on emptiness as lens, she asks us to take a fresh look at all the assumptions and beliefs we have about reality and liberation. Read More
  • “When we question openly, our spiritual practice becomes a living experience, without dogma or fixed ideas.”
  • Emptiness & Interdependence

    Cause and effect speaks of how all phenomena arise interdependently to create our world, in all its pain and glory. If there were no causes and conditions, there would be no movement…everything would be inert.

    Faith & Doubt

    The path begins with an investigation of the unreliability of things. Sometimes when we contemplate impermanence and the unreliability of things we feel afraid or insecure.

    Dharma in the West

    Buddhist prayer is the focus of this article by Elizabeth that first appeared in the Fall 2014 Issue of Buddhadharma Magazine.

    Ask a Question

    Questions and responses make dharma lively. Elizabeth will respond on her blog. ASK

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  • Awakening and Blossoming:
    With Anam Thubten Rinpoche
    October 1-7, 2015
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