has studied under eminent Tibetan lamas in India and Nepal, and is a translator of Tibetan and Sanskrit. She is a co-author of The Tibetan Book of Yoga, The Essential Yoga Sutras, How Yoga Works, King of the Dharma, and Two as One: A Journey to Yoga. A member of the first Diamond Mountain 3-Year Retreat, Lama Christie McNally has spent over a decade studying and teaching meditation, Buddhist philosophy, and yoga. Along with Geshe Michael, Lama Christie McNally has taught in over a dozen nations to hundreds of thousands of people.
At Diamond Mountain Lama Christie McNally teaches the Tantric Course Series and Bok Jinpa: Setting Your Meditation on Fire, both of which courses are the first of their kind ever to have been taught outside of Asia. Lama Christie is one the world’s premier female teachers of Buddhism.
Christie Mcnally's immediate neighbors in , are 33 individuals in 11 households.
Five years after Buddhist teachers Christie McNally and Michael Roach for their bizarrely close—literally, they never strayed more than 15 feet from one another—and celibate relationship, the couple is now divorced and back in the news with the near Roach’s Buddhist retreat. A delirious McNally and a dead Thorson were found in a cave in the Arizona desert after being expelled from the retreat. Back in 2008, David Plotz and Hanna Rosin attempted McNally and Roach’s practice of staying within 15 feet of each other for 24 hours. The original piece is printed below.*