About Mayra Sonam Paldon

Mayra’s tales of adventure draw from her love of history and many years in the study and practice of Buddhism. ​ Throughout her adventure novels she weaves events taken from history with the wisdom of these ancient teachings. “I love a good story set in ancient times, so most of all I strive to create a novel that readers will enjoy and be inspired by.” Mayra lives in the California Sierra foothills on the edge of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon wilderness.

Mayra Sonam Paldon’s Books


Zehiya’s dream is to have an eagle of her own, like her father and his father and her grandmother too. For they are of the Kyrgyz tribe and are a family of falconers and sword makers. They live on Lake Issyk Kul in Central Asia in a time that was long ago, ancient times. When… [Read More]

Princess of Wisdom

Warriors of 8th century Tibet are the most powerful force in Asia. Tibet’s Emperor Trisong Detsen strives to expand his empire and establish Buddhism in Tibet. Potent forces oppose him. In this time of struggle Princess Tsogyal gallops her horse free as the wind in the Yarlung Valley below high snow-capped mountains. Tsogyal has a… [Read More]

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