The Lotus & The Rose book
The Lotus & The Rose

New Release

Matthew Fox and Lama Tsomo have both taken less-traveled spiritual paths, giving them a fresh perspective on how faith can help us face the challenges of today’s world. Whether you follow a tradition or just enjoy exploring the world’s religions, you will be drawn in by these remarkable friends and their insight on faith.

The Lotus & The Rose Videos

Video Series

Whenever they get together, Lama Tsomo and the Reverend Dr. Matthew Fox bring to the conversation their lively passion for their individual spiritual traditions, and a shared personal history as colleagues and long-time friends. The Lotus & The Rose presents these traditions, these individuals, this friendship in a unique set of conversations that spans a decade and a range of venues and audiences. This volume includes videos of their full presentations to audiences at Stanford University, The Jung Center in Houston, and the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe. Also included is a private, more casual conversation between just Lama Tsomo and Matthew, as well as two new individual interviews.

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White Tara


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Tara is the embodiment of the wisdom and compassion of all the buddhas and is often referred to as “the mother of all buddhas.” She is often depicted as having twenty-one forms in which she enacts various kinds of enlightened activities to help all living beings. In her form as White Tara, she bestows the gifts of longevity and freedom from illness.

Guru Rinpoche


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Guru Rinpoche, Padmasambhava, came to Tibet in the eighth century and helped to establish Buddhism and extensively spread the Vajrayana teachings. By many, he is considered “the second buddha” and is revered both as an important historical figure and an enduring embodiment of enlightenment. In his biographies, he is described as having appeared in eight different forms which are depicted here in order to tame the minds of various beings.