Lama Tsultrim Allione

Author and International teacher, Allione founded and is the spiritual director of Tara Mandala.

Lama Tsultrim Allione

Allione is an author and teacher who has studied in the Tibetan Buddhist lineage. She was born in 1947 in Maine, in the United States, and given the name Joan Rousmanière Ewing. She first travelled to India and Nepal in 1967, returned in 1969 and in 1970 she became one of the first American women to be ordained as a Tibetan nun.

She was given her vows by the Karmapa, from the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, who gave her the name Karma Tsultrim Chodron.

In 2009 Alline was selected by a revered Buddhist scholarly committee as the recipient of the International Outstanding Women in Buddhism Award.

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Lama Tsultrim Allione


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