Holly Gayley

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 (2016), co-editor of A Gathering of Brilliant Moons: Practice Advice from the Rimé Masters of Tibet (2017), and translator of Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tāre Lhamo (2019). As a senior teacher in the Shambhala tradition, Holly regularly leads meditation workshops and retreats. https://hollygayley.org/

Upcoming Programs by Holly Gayley

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

Also Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Noel McLellan and Gelong Loden Nyima

June 16–July 15, 2021

The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing living beings the path of liberation from suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed this journey have given his teachings a timeless relevance, as deeply needed as ever as we grapple with the challenges of […]

ONLINE • Summer Seminar II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Also Gelong Loden Nyima

July 1–15, 2021

The second Summer Seminar track, entitled “Living Wisdom and Compassion,” focuses on the Mahayana teachings, oriented toward awakening for the benefit of all beings. Select topics are chosen each year, and practitioners are encouraged to return and continue the journey together. The principal topic of this year’s Seminar will be the teachings of “Lojong” or […]