Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, a Japanese Zen priest belonging to the Soto lineage, came to San Francisco in 1959 at the age of fifty-four. Already a respected Zen master in Japan, he was impressed by the seriousness and quality of "beginner's mind" among Americans he met who were interested in Zen and decided to settle here. He was undoubtedly one of the most influential Zen teachers of his time.
“There is no emotion that you cannot be rid of, because emotions are simply thoughts, and thoughts are just like the wind moving through the empty sky. There is nothing to them.” ~ H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Click To Discover The Meaning Of Your Life-Number, The wife of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, one of the most eminent Master of the 20th century, was universally regarded as one of the supremely realized female buddhist practitioners of our time. Tibetan called her hidden Master because troughout her life she refused to preach with words, yet she taught by her sheer presence, beauty and example. Dilgo Khyentsé Rinpoché called her The Queen of Dakinis
Khandro Tsering Chödrön (1929-2011), the spiritual wife of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö (1893-1959), was universally acknowledged as one of the foremost female practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism of recent times and was considered to be an emanation of Shelkar Dorje Tso (one of Guru Rinpoche's consorts).