H.E. Jetsun Kushok Sakya Chimey Luding Rinpoche 

Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok Sakya Chimey Luding Rinpoche is the spiritual director of Sakya Kalden Ling and Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling. She is also the sister of His Holiness Sakya Trizin. Both His Holiness and Jetsun Kushok Rinpoche were taught and guided by leading masters of the Sakya tradition in Tibet. She started her training at six, began teaching at eleven and became a fully empowered lineage holder at eighteen. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition altogether Jetsun Kushok Rinpoche is one of only a few female lineage-holders and is one of three known female teachers to have transmitted the precious Lamdre (path and its results) teachings of the Sakya tradition. In 1971, Jetsun Kushok Rinpoche and her family moved to Canada where she worked and cared for her family. At the request of His Holiness she later began to give teachings and nowadays teaches at her Centre in Vancouver and at other centres around the world.