Drawing on Guanyin, the central female deity of East Asian Buddhism, photographer and writer, Deborah Bowman, brings us inspirational images to contemplate in The Female Buddha.  Paired with the wise words of 54 women teachers from the time of the Buddha to present day, this book is a celebration of beauty and truth. 




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      “Nothing can stop you from          knowing what is in your heart.”

                     Roshi Jiyu Kennett  


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Sacred China:

Pilgrimage to Guanyin, the Goddess of Compassion

September 17 - 28, 2015,  $4500

Journey with Deborah Bowman and True Nature Journeys to ancient sites in China where

stunning statues of Guanyin are preserved and revered.  We will visit temples, caves and cliff sites, practice mindfulness, and share the heart and meaning of our experiences together.

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