Teacher, Yogini, Priestess, Goddess Scholar
About Laura: Laura is the author of the book "Goddess Durga and Sacred Female Power," and has published numerous articles in academic journals and anthologies in the fields of Tantrism, Hinduism and Women’s Spirituality, including many articles for the online Sutra Journal: A Curated Journal on Art, Culture and Drama. She has also contributed entries to the Encyclopedia on Hinduism and the Encyclopedia of Goddessses of World Culture.
Laura teaches in the Yoga and Philosophy program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, online at Mystery School of the Goddess and privately, offering classes, rituals, and workshops on the Goddesses, history and ritual practices of the Kaula, Shakta and Shri Vidya Tantra traditions into which she has been initiated.
About the Offering: Laura will be offering a traditional, lineage based perspective on Forest Goddesses of the Tantric Traditions during Mandala 3.