1 'This book chronicles the gradual transformation from a high-flying financial advisor to a committed Buddhist nun through the course of work, relationships, motherhood and finally spiritual commitment. A good read for all those involved in practising a spiritual path in a western context.' -- Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, author, teacher and Buddhist nun
Emma Slade is an ordained Buddhist nun, yoga and meditation teacher, and author. She is based in Whitstable, Kent, but spends several months per year in Bhutan where she set up and runs a charity called Opening Your Heart to Bhutan, which manages projects to help rural children.
'a remarkable story' * Emma Barnett, Radio 5 live *
'this is a story which needed to be told not just for Emma and the children of Bhutan, but for the world... utterly compelling' * Spectrum Magazine *
'this is an amazing woman with an amazing story' -- Davina McCall
`It's an amazing story and what's most remarkable about it is the personality of Slade herself. She is an exceptional individual' -- Suzi Feay, Literary Journalist