Chöying Khandro, M.A., holds the complete transmissions of two lineages, the Ganden Ensa Ear-Whispered Lineage and the Machik Dakini Ear-Whispered Lineage, from her teacher, the late Ninth Khalkha Jetsun Dampa (1932-2012). She brings more than three decades of intense study and practice to her teachings and has completed a number of personal retreats, including the traditional 108 Springs Retreat in the Mongolian wilderness. Chöying Khandro has completed a three and half year solitary retreat in the forests of Oregon. She has a M.A. in Oriental Philosophy from Waseda University in Japan and a M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Michigan. With the blessing of the late Jetsun Dampa Rinpoche, Chöying Khandro is the spiritual director of the Dakini’s Whisper: A Community for the Machik Dakini Ear-Whispered Lineage (https://www.dakiniswhisper.com/). Her interest centers on bringing ancient timeless wisdom to our direct experience in the modern world.