Lady Yeshe Tsogyal: The First Tibetan Female Siddha

When and Where

Sunday, August 27, 2023 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Activity Hall, Room 208
Multi-Faith Centre, Koffler House
569 Spadina Ave, Toronto ON M5S 2J7


Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche


The Extraordinary Life of the First Tibetan Female Siddha, Lady Yeshe Tsogyal, Consort of Padmasambhava and Female Terton

This teaching rom Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche explores the extraordinary life story of the Lady Yeshe Tsogyal, the first female Siddha from the 8th century. She is revered as the mother of dharma in Tibet and her inspiring life reflects the tradition of the great yogic solitary realizer in the purest sense of the Vajrayana, having achieved liberation in a single lifetime.

About the speaker

Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche is an eminent Buddhist teacher ,meditation master, sociall engaged Buddhist and founder of Buddhist study and dharma centres throughout Europe. He is the son of the great Terton, Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche, holder of the Ripa lineage in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. His life and works embody compassion in action. Thoroughly trained in both the scholarly tradition and that of solitary meditation practice in mountain retreat, he now shares his wisdom and compassion with people throughout the world. He is known for his fluency in English, lively style and fresh manner of teaching the Buddha dharma.

Event Contacts

Barbara Hazelton:
Dakpa Gyatso:


The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies


569 Spadina Ave, Toronto ON M5S 2J7