Thresher (Tenzin Yiwong) was born in London, England in 1960, and
earned her Bachelor's degree in 1982. Shortly afterwards, she met
the Buddha's teachings at Kopan Monastery, Nepal, where she took
refuge with LamaThubten Yeshe. Since then, she has studied with many
great masters and was ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in
as an editor for Wisdom Publications for nine years, she began teaching
in 1992 and since then has taught in countries around the world.
More recently, as Resident Teacher of Land of Medicine Buddha, she
helped organize the highly successful visit of His Holiness the Dalai
Lama to Mountain View, California in 2001. At the request of her
teacher, Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche, she now travels and teaches full-time
throughout the world.
Ven. Sarah's experiential
way of presenting the Buddhist path stimulates inward reflection
and introduces new ways of perceiving that can guite literally revolutionize
our lives. The goal is a deepening of wisdom and compassion, a relaxed
open heart, a peaceful mind, and a more realistic view of ourselves.
Ven. Sarah ia
currently teaching in Mongolia.