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I have read parts of this book for a few years now but this is the first time I've read it from cover to cover. The main part of this book is moderately difficult to access, being Yeshe Tsogyal's own account of her life, however there is some juice in there so it is worthwhile to read. My favourite part though was Keith Dowman's commentary which is wonderful in explaining some aspects of the Tantra of Padmasambhava and Yeshe Tsogyal. Thoroughly recommended but best appreciated with several years ...more
This translation is I think the first direct translation published in English. Thank you to Keith Dowman for doing this. And also to Robert Beer for the cover art. Personally though, I much prefer the later translation called "Lady of the Lotus-Born" Translated by the Padmakara translation group.