Lama Liz 2021 Elizabeth Monson

Lama Elizabeth Monson

Elizabeth Monson, PhD, is the Spiritual Co-Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship and the Managing Teacher at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge. Liz was authorized as a dharma teacher and lineage holder in the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and has been studying, practicing and teaching Tibetan Buddhism in the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages for over thirty years.

Some of Liz’s teaching interests include accessing and practicing with the powerful awakened energies and open awareness expressed through the natural world; providing tools for how to become free in everyday life; transmitting lineage teachings; and responding to contemporary social and spiritual issues as a path for liberation.

Liz has lectured at the Harvard Divinity School and is the co-translator of More Than a Madman: The Divine Words of Drukpa Kunley (2014), a translation of the autobiography of the mad yogi, Drukpa Kunley. She is the author of Tales of a Mad Yogi: The Life and Wild Wisdom of Drukpa Kunley (Snowlion, 2021) and is currently writing a book on Tantra for Shambhala Publications.

Upcoming Programs by Lama Elizabeth Monson

Lama Liz 2021 Elizabeth Monson

Emotional Resilience: Learning from the Buddha’s Life Story

August 19–22, 2021

The life story of the Buddha stands out in religious literary history as a powerful example of how one human being transformed his relationship to dukkha (discontentment or suffering) and discovered a way to live with boundless compassion, love, and wisdom. Participants will examine the life story of the Buddha as a paradigm for exploring […]