Acharya Holly Gayley

Acharya Holly Gayley is Associate Professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research focuses on Buddhist literature in contemporary Tibet with special attention to gender and ethics. She is author of Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet (Columbia University Press, 2016) and co-editor of A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rimé Masters of Tibet (Wisdom Publications, 2017). As a senior teacher (acharya) in the Shambhala tradition, Holly regularly leads meditation workshops and retreats. https://hollygayley.org/

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Holly Gayley

Summer Seminar: Weeks I & II

Also Acharya Susan Chapman, Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Acharya Daniel Hessey and Gelong Loden Nyima

June 12–27, 2020

The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed a path of liberation has given his teachings a timeless relevance, making them as practical today as ever. Over the course of this […]

Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation, and II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Also Acharya Susan Chapman, Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Acharya Daniel Hessey and Gelong Loden Nyima

June 12–July 10, 2020

The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing humanity the path to ending suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom and openness. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed a path of liberation has given his teachings a timeless relevance, making them as practical today as ever. Over the course […]