Lama Willa has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism since 1987, and was ordained a lama (Tibetan Buddhist minister) in 1999 after completion of ten years of study and retreat. Before and after her retreats, she spent time in Nepal, Tibet, and India, studying Buddhism and engaging in service work. She has an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Virginia, and is working towards a PhD at Harvard University. She currently lives with her husband and two dogs in Cambridge, MA, where she teaches Buddhist practice and philosophy with the Natural Dharma Fellowship. She is known for emphasis on retreating, meditation technique, Tibetan yoga, and the integration of Buddhist practice into daily life.
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