Lama Palden has been a student and practitioner of Buddhism for over 35 years, and of Comparative Mysticism for over 40 years. She is the founding teacher of Sukhasiddhi Foundation www.sukhasiddhi.org in Marin County, California, a Tibetan Buddhist center in the Shangpa Kagyu lineage and co-founder of Zen Heart Vajra Heart www.zenheartvajraheart.com with Lew Richmond, a Zen teacher and personal disciple of Suzuki Roshi’s. She also co-founded the Feminine Wisdom School www.FeminineWisdomSchool.com , dedicated to helping actualize the deep feminine wisdom for individuals and for humanity as a whole. The school just completed a year-long pilot program entitled “Unfolding the Sacred Feminine.” Also a licensed therapist, Lama Palden is engaged in facilitating psycho-spiritual integration and development. She was a founder of The Institute for Spirituality and Psychology www.instituteforspiritualityandpsychology.com.