"What shines through in these pages is the power and force of an ordained life, the fact that despite the difficulties--and for this pioneer generation of Western Buddhist nuns, there are many--the life they have chosen offers a clear and meaningful path of full-time commitment to spiritual endeavor."
-Elizabeth Napper, Director, Tibetan Nuns Project
"Readers are sure to be touched by the experiences and insights of these women who have dedicated their lives to following a spiritual path and making their lives beneficial for others."
-Kathleen McDonald, author of How to Meditate
, Dharma teacher at Amitaba Buddhist Center