Elizabeth Monson, PhD, is the Spiritual Co-Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship and the Managing Teacher at Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, a Buddhist meditation retreat center in Springfield, NH. Elizabeth holds a Doctorate in Religious Studies with a focus in Tibetan Buddhism and Ethics from Harvard University. She has been studying, practicing, and teaching Buddhism for over thirty years and has been ordained as Lama in the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Elizabeth’s teachings focus on accessing the energy and open awareness found in the natural world for awakening in everyday life. Elizabeth has just completed a biography of Drukpa Kunley, the mad yogi of Bhutan, for Shambhala Publications (to be published in April of 2021). Elizabeth also regularly leads pilgrimages to Bhutan and has lectured at the Harvard Divinity School.