Holly Gayley

Holly Gayley is a scholar and translator of contemporary Buddhist literature in Tibet and associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research areas include gender and sexuality in Buddhist tantra, ethical reform in contemporary Tibet, and theorizing translation, both literary and cultural, in the transmission of Buddhist teachings to North America. 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 Rime Masters of Tibet (2017); translator of Inseparable Across Lifetimes: The Lives and Love Letters of Namtrul Rinpoche and Khandro Tāre Lhamo (2019); and editor of Voices from Larung Gar: Shaping Tibetan Buddhism for the Twenty-First Century  (2021). For two decades, she has regularly led meditation workshops and retreats. At the University of Colorado, she is a founding member of a Contemplative Resource Center on campus and part of the co-design process for the Mindful Campus initiative. https://hollygayley.org

Upcoming Programs by Holly Gayley

Summer Seminar: Empowering the Buddha Within

Also Loden Nyima

June 1–29, 2022

We are accepting requests to attend the first two weeks of the retreat, June 1 – 15, 2022. Partial attendance requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Showing humanity the path to ending suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom and openness — this was the single focus of the Buddha’s teachings. […]