Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo


The Buddhist world was surprised to learn in 1987 that an American woman named Alyce Zeoli (born in Brooklyn in 1949) had been formally recognized as a tulku, or intentional reincarnation. She was given the name “Ahkon Norbu Lhamo,” …more about Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo


When the renowned lama Ngagpa Yeshe Dorje visited KPC in 1992, he sat down to listen to Jetsunma’s music. His response was joyful. He remarked that even though the music was in a modern form, what she was doing was utterly traditional.  Jetsunma’s latest musical offering, Trilogy, was named an editor’s pick on CD Baby.  Check it out! …more about Jetsunma’s Music.

Jetsunma’s Teachings

When the Buddha’s teachings are first introduced to a new culture, two kinds of translators are needed: those who can translate the words, and those who can transfer the meaning. For nearly three decades, American lama Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo has been transferring the meaning of Buddhism for thousands in the English-speaking world. She is cherished for the clarity, warm humor, and immediate practicality she brings to even the most subtle aspects of the Buddhist path. …more on Jetsunma’s Teachings

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