Diana N. Rowan

Diana N. Rowan is a journalist who lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Magazine Society & Environment

A Gathering of “Wild and Wise” Women

Spirit Rock Meditation Center hosted its fourth annual “Wild and Wise” Buddhist women’s weekend gathering, September 25-26. Located in the rural hills of California, the retreat was led by Tsultlim Allione, author of Women of Wisdom; China Galland, author of The Bond Among Women; eco-philosophcr and Buddhist activist Joanna Macy; and Deena Metzer, a Bay […]

By Diana N. Rowan


Thai Women in Buddhism

Thai Women in Buddhism By Chatsumarn Kabilsingh.  Parallax Press: Berkeley, 1991. 110 pp. $12.00 (paperback) Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, professor of Religion and Philosophy at Thammasat University in Bangkok, has written a book as skillful as a surgeon’s knife, and with the healing potential of ancient herbalist lore. In this case, the troubled body is nothing less than […]

By Diana N. Rowan


House of the Turquoise Roof

House of the Turquoise Roof By Dorje Yudon Yuthok, edited by Michael Harlin. Snow Lion Publications, Inc.: Ithaca, 1990, 330 pp., paper, $14.95.   This autobiography of a Tibetan noblewoman describes, in exhaustive detail, life in her homeland before the Chinese invasion, and the subsequent turbulence that led to flight and exile for so many thousands […]

By Diana N. Rowan
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