Wendy Garling

Wendy Garling

Wendy Garling is an independent scholar with a BA from Wellesley College and MA specializing in Sanskrit language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of the award-winning The Woman Who Raised the Buddha: The Extraordinary Life of Mahaprajapati, with Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Shambhala Publications, 2021) and  Stars at Dawn: Forgotten Stories of Women in the Buddha’s Life  (Shambhala Publications, 2016).

Recent Articles

The Story of Khujjuttara

Wendy Garling tells the story of Khujjuttara, one of the Buddha's foremost female lay disciples. Hear more stories of Buddhist women from Wendy Garling in Lion’s Roar’s “<a href="https://promo.lionsroar.com/the-women-of-wisdom-summit-free-registration/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Women of Wisdom Summit,</a>” March 21-25.