Yudron Wangmo: Vajrayana Based Novels For Teens

Yudron Wangmo: Vajrayana Based Novels For Teens

Interview: Lama Dechen Yeshe Wangmo: Yudron, I love that the strong story-telling tradition in Tibet inspired you to write Vajrayana based novels to help teenagers understand and heal their experiences. Many parents are probably prostrating to you! How did you come to identify teenagers as your audience?

All those in favor of long retreats. . .

All those in favor of long retreats. . .

When I hear best selling authors saying that we don’t need to step back from our everyday life in order to gain the advantages of meditation, I want to give them the benefit of the doubt.  Really, I do.  A few of their points are sound, that what is found in time apart is also available here, and that ultimately we need to bring the practice home, and I give them credit for saying this much.  But when they deny the value of retreat, they go too far.