Not to be confused with Ayya Khema
Ayu Khandro, formally Ayu Khandro Dorje Paldrön (1838–1953) was a teacher of Dzogchen and Tantric Buddhism in East Tibet. She is known for spending many years in dark retreat, and for her practice of chöd.
She was a student of both
Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Nyala Pema Dündul. She also received teachings from Adzom Drukpa Drodul Pawo Dorje (a 'dzom 'brug pa 'gro 'dul dpa' bo rdo rje, 1842-1924), and the First [1 ] Jamgon Kongtrul (jam mgon kong sprul, 1813-1899).
Ayu Khandro gave teachings to the Dzogchen master
Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche in 1951, including the Vajrayogini empowerment. [2 ] [3 ] [4 ] [5 ]
^ Gardner, Alexander; Samten Chhosphel (December 2009). "The First Adzom Drukpa, Drodul Pawo Dorje". The Treasury of Lives: Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters . Retrieved 2013-08-11.
^ Allione, Tsultrim (2000). ' 'Women of Wisdom . (Includes transcribed interview with Namkhai Norbu) (accessed: 2013-08-10)
^ Repo, Joona (June 2011). "Ayu Khandro Dorje Peldron". The Treasury of Lives: Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters . Retrieved 2013-08-10.
^ Norbu, Chogyal. "Meeting Ayu Khandro and the Drombu". International Dzogchen Community, The Mirror . Retrieved 2013-08-11.
^ "Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche". Namdrolling, International Dzogchen Community . Retrieved 2013-08-11.
References [ edit ]
Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
Dream Yoga And The Practice Of Natural Light. Edited and introduced by Michael Katz, Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, NY, ISBN 1-55939-007-7, p. 67.
Portraits of Tibetan Buddhist Masters. Foreword by Sogyal Rinpoche and text by Rebecca McClen Novick, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, ISBN 0-520-23973-3, p. 66.
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