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.”
  • 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.

    Emptiness & Interdependence

    Try thinking of self as just “being” and responding to the world around you with intelligence. You are a part of the great nature of infinite interdependence.

    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.

    Ask a Question

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

  • Next Teaching On-Line

    Elizabeth teaches on the practice of Chod and the five slogans of Machik Labrdon. Join the live web stream, April 30 - May 1, 2016. More info.
  • Dharmata Winter Residential Retreat
    Stanley, Idaho
    Contact: Mary Ann Chubb - Email Mary Ann
    More info at: Dharmata
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