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Lama Catherine Rathbun

I owe an unrepayable debt to many teachers with whom I have had the good fortune to study. Lama Catherine Rathbun (Lama Jetsun Yeshe) is perhaps foremost among these teachers: we have something like a lifetime association. Through her creative work with improvisational dance, she lived what I gradually came to understand was the dharma, and invited a simple opening and deep exploration to which I immediately responded. She brought me to the teachings in 1976-7, and has been an inspiration and practical guide since. Read more

Letter to a dead friend

Diary, last night, 12.30am: Phone Christine, via Lilly if still no answer

We didn’t meet for long Christine, but we met – in good ways.

I have been trying to call you the last couple of days.

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