Tuesday, March 11, 2008

March 11 Shero: Machig Lapdron

(15th day of the 5th month of the Year of the Horse, 1055 C.E. - 1143 C.E.)

Tibetan mystic, the incarnation of Yeshe Tsogyel (the 8th century consort of Guru Padma Sambhara who brought Tantric Buddhism to Tibet). Born in Labchi Eli Gangwar of her mother Bum Cham ("Great Noblewoman") and father Chokyi Dawa ("Moon of Dharma"). She bassed on her unique Chod teachings to her 16 main disciples, 1,263 other followers and 433 whom she cured.

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