Zoe Tait-Sargent (1974) since 2001 working as an accounts payable specialist for an international sports company. Originally from the UK naturalized as Dutch Citizen in 2017.
In 1994 Zoe took refuge with Lama Nagpa Jampa Thaye in Bristol, Sakya Thinley Rinchen Ling and followed teachings and initiations all over the UK as part of the Dechen community.
Studied the Kunzang lama I shelung (The words of my perfect teacher) by Patrul Rinpoche with Lama Nagpa Jampa Thaye for three years during weekend teachings.
Zoe moved to the Netherlands in 1999.
2002 Zoe started going to a Kagyu Diamond Way Buddhist center in Utrecht whilst she was living in Hilversum and looking for a Sangha.
2006 Zoe was part of a group of Diamond way students who were looking for more a traditional practice who founded Karma Trinley Ling in Den Haag under the supervision of HH 17th Karmarpa Thaye Dorje. Zoe studied the The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa and Gateway to Knowledge by Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche and Mipham Rinpoche. A fair number of the group had studied at KIBI in India. Zoe also received teachings and initiations from various Kagyu lamas. The group was disbanded in 2016 as some members moved away.
2012 Zoe found Sakya Thegchen Ling and followed the teachings and initiations given by Khenchen Sherab Gyaltsen Amipa an since his death in 2014 by Khenpo Tashi Sangpo Amipo.
Over the years Zoe has helped with various functions at Sakya Thegchen Ling, from helping in the kitchen to helping with taking money at events, to the finance committee.
Since 2020 Zoe has been part of the zoom hosting team at Kuttolsheim.
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