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.”
  • Animals

    I want to say there is kind of a Buddhist “rote” answer, and that would be “no” to euthanasia and “yes” to letting the animal die naturally. But I think the dharma goes much deeper than simply giving us “rote” answers

    Teacher & Student

    The relationship with the teacher is meant to be a skillful means for our awakening…it points to the method of “Letting go into humbleness.”

    Emptiness & Interdependence

    The teachings on emptiness help us understand something fundamental about the nature of life, that although we have principles, values, and visions about how the world should be, the world is not a fixable place.

    Ask a Question

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

  • Teachings On-Line

    Join Elizabeth for the Shedra Primer, Everything Leans: The Liberating Insight of Interdependence. Live Video Stream of Four Talks, September 6&7, 2014.
  • Winter Meditation Retreat
    with Anam Thubten Rinpoche
    March 13 - 20, 2015
    Ketchum, ID
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