A long time Buddhist and filmmaker, Victress’ works include – Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet and When the Iron Bird Flies: Tibetan Buddhism Arrives in the West. In 2013 she was authorized as a Buddhist teacher by Anam Thubten. Since retiring from production in 2017, she has become a writer of poetry and non-fiction. She has published four collections of poetry including Hello Honey: 18 Poems from the Path, Whoosh – Stripped Bare and Who Knew? – 23 Poems on Aging. This is the third writing retreat she has led at Tara Mandala.
For more information on her work and to purchase copies of her poetry books go to victresshitchcock.com.
Image taken at Gebchok nunnery during the filming of Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet. Photo credit: James Gritz