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Natalie Dawson

Natalie Dawson first heard the Vidyadhara speak in Berkeley, California in 1976 and received meditation instruction at the Dharmadhatu that fall. Besides Berkeley, she was a sangha member in New York, New Haven, and Boston before moving to Halifax in 1987. She also lived at Karme Chöling as co-head of Practice and Study in 1991-92. Practice was always her primary emphasis, though she also served as dekyong, including being the first Head Dekyong in Boston for one year and co-chair of the Dekyong Council in Halifax for two years. Natalie died in Halifax in January 2011.

Four Moments of Truth

I was living in Boston at the time of the Vidyadhara's 1986-87 illness, and we in the sangha there had been doing intense practice because of this on and off for...

Episode One: Introduction

To introduce this series, Julia guides us through the mosaic, the many facets that have emerged from the world that Trungpa Rinpoche set in motion.