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

Magazine

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

Magazine

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 of […]

By Diana N. Rowan
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