Eileen Weintraub holds Shyam, a rescued puppy
NW Woman Helps Animals in India
Helping animals in need has been a central mission of my life, from rescuing stray cats and dogs as a child in Brooklyn, N.Y., to my current work helping meet the needs of destitute animals in India, from my home base in Seattle.
Helping animals is also helping people, and both go hand-in-hand towards a kinder world. Read more.
Dancing at Hirapur, the Temple of the 64 Yoginis in Orissa.
Women Offer Tara Dances
Six women from the Pacific Northwest spent six weeks in Thailand and India earlier this year, performing the “Mandala Dance of the 21 Praises of Tara,” to many appreciative audiences.The women timed their pilgrimage to coincide with the 13th Sakyadhita Conference on Women, Jan. 5-12 in Vaishali, India, which was coordinated by Sakyadhita International President Christie Chang, and founder Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo. Read more.
Author Judith Marcus, having a trip of a lifetime in Japan after the aneurysm. Summer, 2009.
Seattle Woman Writes of Brain Aneurysm
This is my story – “Uncoiling: A Memoir of Anxiety, Aneurysm and Renewal.” The book is a memoir, just published, a contribution to the marriage between Buddhism and neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain to change and reorganize throughout life. The book also is also about my personal experience of brain surgery in 2008 from a ruptured blood vessel, and how that experience led me to deeper understanding. Read more.