Lama Willa Miller

Lama Willa Miller, PhD, is a Buddhist teacher and scholar whose interests include embodiment, the sacred feminine, compassion, and nondual wisdom.

She is founder and spiritual director of the Natural Dharma Fellowship in Boston, MA, and its retreat center, Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, in Springfield, NH.

Miller is author of Everyday Dharma: Seven Weeks to Finding the Buddha in You, editor of The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work, and translator of Essence of Ambrosia.

She has written articles for Buddhadharma, the Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, the Journal of Buddhist-Christian Studies, among others. 

A visiting lecturer in Buddhist ministry at Harvard Divinity School, she is interested in the practical integration of meditation into daily life, and has participated as an advisor in several scientific studies on meditation.

Her teachers and guides have included Kalu Rinpoche, Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, Lama Norlha Rinpoche, and others.

What People are Saying About Lama Willa Miller

“Like revered and profound spiritual teachers of the past...Lama Willa masterfully opens a door for us into our own hearts, where she helps us glimpse, and then bring forth, the profound goodness that we always were.”
—Lama John Makransky, PhD, professor of Buddhist Studies, Boston College, and author of Awakening Through Love: Unveiling Your Deepest Goodness