She Appears! Kwan Yin Goddess of Compassion by Sandy Boucher {Goddess Gift Guide}

She Appears! Encounters with Kwan Yin, Goddess of Compassion by Sandy Boucher

This gorgeous full color book features over 30 works of original art accompanied by memoir and stories lovingly compiled by Sandy Boucher.

The great value of this book is that it serves as an introduction to a source that anyone can call upon.
Jean Shinoda Bolen, Artemis: the Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman

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Appearing in many forms and guises, the divine feminine is there for all of us if we would only reach out to her. Tenzin PalmoReflections on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism

In the beauty of this book I find both solace and inspiration. 
Joanna Macy, Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

This is the kind of book you can open to any page and, in just a few moments, feel its supportive gifts.
Sharon SalzbergReal Happiness: The Power of Meditation

Sandy Boucher, MA, a writer, editor, and teacher, has been active for 35 years in the San Francisco Bay Area and Pacific Northwest. Author of nine books and numerous nonfiction articles in anthologies and magazines, she received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature in 1979.

 In 2006, Sandy was selected by an international committee of scholars and practitioners as an Outstanding Woman in Buddhism at the United Nations headquarters in Bangkok. She leads retreats such as “Dharma and Writing” in Seattle, “A Celebration of the Feminine Divine” at various venues, “Meditation and Creativity” retreats in the San Francisco Bay Area, and, with her life-partner Martha Boesing, the New Year’s Women’s Retreat at Great Vow Zen Monastery in Oregon. And she offers private writing consultation.

Her latest book is She Appears! Encounters with Kwan Yin Goddess of Compassion. Her Turning the Wheel: American Women Creating the New Buddhism is a groundbreaking overview of women’s participation in Buddhist practice. Her other Dharma books include Discovering Kwan Yin: Buddhist Goddess of Compassion, Hidden Spring: A Buddhist Woman Confronts Cancer, Dancing in the Dharma: The Life and Teachings of Ruth Denison, and Opening the Lotus, A Woman’s Guide to Buddhism.

Also available online, Kwan Yin Revealed: Exploring and Becoming the Goddess of Compassion.

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