“Daidie has written Ani-la’s tale with an almost storybook simplicity that is quietly devastating in its emotional and poetic force. Her writing is a miracle of truth.” — Richard Gere

Sorrow Mountain: The Journey of a Tibetan Warrior Nun , ico-authored by Ani Pachen and Adelaide Donnelley, with forward written by The Dalai Lama, and preface written by Richard Gere.

“The sorrow narrated in this subtle, delicate and spellbinding story is mysteriously not depressing, but uplifting. Bravo to Ani Pachen for having survived to tell the tale. Bravo to Daidie Donnelley for telling it with such graceful simplicity.”
—Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

“This book compellingly tells Ani Pachen’s story, and beautifully reveals the spiritual strengths she developed throughout her ordeal. With tremendous skill, Daidie Donnelley has made a significant and far-reaching contribution to the understanding of Tibet and of the power of spiritual practice.”
— Sharon Salzberg

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