Khenpo Tenzin Wangdu

Khenpo Tenzin Wangdue was born in 1982 in Tibet. At the age of 13 he became a monk of the Ripa Monastery, where he studied philosophy and was instructed and trained in ritual performance. A few years later, he went to India and continued his Buddhist Philosophy studies in the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute (Higher Buddhist Studies & Research Center) of Namdrolling Monastery, Mysore. He has successfully completed the nine-year-long study program there, and due to his great knowledge and understanding of the Buddhist teachings, he was enthroned as Khenpo of the Ripa lineage by H.E. Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche and Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche.




Upcoming Programs by Khenpo Tenzin Wangdu

Buddhist Philosophy I: The Wisdom of the Middle Way, based on Acharya Nagarjuna’s text

October 31 - November 3, 2019

The Mülamadhyamakakärikä is the most famous work of the great Acharya Nagarjuna, one of the main founders of the Madhyamaka School of Mahayana Buddhism. The central topic of this text is the understanding of emptiness of self and all phenomena, which are devoid of inherent existence and interdependently originated. More