In this issue we focus on women practitioners and scholars, patrons, and leaders who inspire us. We continue our Patron Series highlighting the great patrons of Buddhism, with the story of Her Majesty Ashi Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan. Listen to an exclusive audio introduction to Sera Khandro, a great terton of the 20th century, given by Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche at the request of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. Read introductions to a few of our grant recipients. Also in this issue: A reading list of some of our favorite books on female practitioners; Faces of the Foundation: Stephanie Lai; First Person: Words about giving from Sylvana Maria Barbanti.
Happy Losar and welcome to the year of the male water dragon.