Tsultrim Palmo

Bhikshuni Tsultrim Palmo was born in Poland and received a degree in psychology before doing further study in Gestalt Therapy. She raised two children, who are now grown, before she received the sramanerika vows in 1982 and the bhikshuni vows in 1984 in Hong Kong. Beginning in 1986, she did the traditional three-year, three-month retreat at Kalu Rinpoche’s center on Saltspring Island, Canada. She served as director of Gampo Abbey in Canada for some years and is now retreat master for the present three-year retreat there.

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Portrait of Bhikshuni Tsultrim Palmo.
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Life in Gampo Abbey—Western style

A description of the practices and commitments of the residents of Gampo Abbey.

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