Tenzin Palmo's story is certainly an inspiring one - a great accomplishment for any Westerner and all the more so for a woman, alone in Asia (where women, generally, are not quite... Read morePublished on Oct. 11 2010 by Kieran Fox
I am deeply moved by Tenzin Palmo's life story. I practice Insight Meditation, and being a woman, I look for stories by other woman practitioners on the Buddhist path that I can... Read morePublished on May 9 2010 by Amy VG
Not only the book is written reasonably well but Tenzin Palmo's life story is so touching that you probably won't stop reading until you reach the last sentence. Read morePublished on Aug. 16 2001 by Alain MARIE
This is an informational and fascinating book. Tenzin Palmo is certainly an unusual person, but she is a beacon for anyone, man or woman, who wants to achieve what the official... Read morePublished on June 4 2001 by Sean Hoade
Although I am usually most interested in books relating to Taoism and the martial arts, this book caught my attention. Read morePublished on March 5 2001 by Neil MacLean
I felt that I was gaining enlightenment just by reading this book. Tenzin Palmo is truly extraordinary. Read morePublished on Jan. 11 2001 by Justine Cardello
Despite Vicki Mackenzie's breathless tabloid style (which she comes by honestly, as a British tabloid journalist), this book works brilliantly ... Read morePublished on July 5 2000 by Julia
A truly inspiring book. Written without sentimentality, it describes the life of Tenzim Palmo and her quest to receive enlightenment. Read morePublished on May 16 2000 by "netsu"