Cave in the SnowCave in the Snow
Tenzin Palmo’s Quest for Enlightenment

Includes a 90 minute bonus track of Tenzin Palmo introducing a retreat.
By Vicki Mackenzie
Read by Georgina Sutton with Vicki Mackenzie and Tenzin Palmo
9 hours 29 minutes

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This is the story of Tenzin Palmo, the daughter of a fishmonger from London’s East End who became a Tibetan nun. After meditating for 12 years in a cave 13,000 feet up in the Himalayas, she became a world-renowned spiritual leader and champion of the right of women to achieve spiritual enlightenment.

In 1988, she emerged from the cave with a determination to build a convent in Northern India to revive the Togdenma lineage, a long-forgotten female spiritual elite. Despite her international teaching schedule, Tenzin Palmo maintains a deep commitment to her nunnery, Dongyu Gatsal Ling, in Himachal Pradesh.


Available on audible: : £17.49 or on subscription.

audibleAudible Reviews – “East End fish-shop to meditation box!” – by Rachel Redford

Julianne Waggoner – 5 Stars – “Wonderfully inspirational!” – I just could not stop listening….I feel forever changed by her life and commitment. Thank You Pioneer in our female form.

Jeanette H – 5 Stars

“Listened to this in Nepal and Bhutan…”
 – Was excellent and probably one of fastest books I have listened to. Couldn’t wait to hear what else was happening.


Vicki Mackenzie, the distinguished journalist and author, is known for her best-selling books on Buddhist topics.

Georgina Sutton is an actress with a growing reputation for audiobook readings.


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