Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo is a Buddhist nun and professor of Buddhist studies at the University of San Diego. She is a founder of Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women and director of Jamyang Foundation, which supports educational programs for Buddhist women and girls.

Recent Articles

The Progressive Buddha

Karma Lekshe Tsomo on the Buddha as social reformer — for his time and ours.

Women Are Not Second-Class Buddhists

Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo calls for an end to the inferior status of Buddhist nuns, and of Buddhist women generally.