Faculty Members


Ven. Pema Dorjee
A senior monk from Nechung Monastery, has been studying for the past 22 years and was instrumental in building the new Monastery in Dharamsala and the Temple for the Buddha Garden in Delhi. He has lived in the United States since 1993 and currently teaches meditation classes on Tibetan Buddhism, and Tibetan language.

Ven. Gyaltsen Chopel
A senior monk and graduate of Nechung Monastery, teaches the unique Nechung tradition of silk applique thangka making and Buddhist preliminary practices. Gyaltsen is currently leading the Nechung Dharmapala Center in Los Angeles, CA.