Karen Greenspan

Karen Greenspan is a New York City-based dance writer. A former professional dancer, she reports on traditional and contemporary dance for Natural History Magazine and Ballet Review. Her book Footfalls from the Land of Happiness: A Journey into the Dances of Bhutan was recently released.
Drukpa nuns ritual

Culture Women

Holding Avalokiteshvara

Tricycle talks with Drukpa nun, teacher of philosophy, and cham master Lopön Jigme Tingdzin Zangmo about the awe-inspiring Losar celebrations at Druk Amitabha Mountain Center in Kathmandu. 

By Karen Greenspan

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