While we are here, the current and temporary conditions of the here and now can be used to secure a better future.
In December of 1969, Hannah Nydahl and her husband Ole became the first Western students of H.H. the 16th Karmapa. For over 30 years, Hannah has interpreted for the highest Karma Kagyu teachers and translated texts of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy.
Hannah passed away on 1st April, 2007, after a six-month fight with cancer.
Her life story has been made into an award-winning film, “Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey”. See news about the Hannah film and watch the trailer.
Here are some photos of Hannah Nydahl: http://www.lamaolenydahl.de/hannah/Fotos.html