Lobsang Tenzin Negi is the founder and director of Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta. He directs the Emory-Tibet Partnership, which focuses on Buddhist meditation and science. He is an expert on Tibetan Buddhism and meditation.
￼Jan Willis is a professor emerita of religion at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. She is one of the earliest American scholar-practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. Time named her one of six “spiritual innovators for the new millennium,” while Ebony called her one of its “Power 150” most influential African Americans. Some of her books include The […]
Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies was founded in Medford, Mass., under the direction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition. The center’s mission is to provide a community of support for those who are studying and practicing the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Cheryl A. Giles is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Francis Greenwood Peabody Senior Lecturer on Pastoral Care and Counseling at Harvard Divinity School. She is a core faculty member of the Buddhist Ministry Program and the co-editor of The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work. She is a […]
Sakya Centre, situated in Dehradun, India, is the personal monastery of Sakya Trizin, the 41st head of the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism. He is considered second only to the Dalai Lama in the spiritual hierarchy of Tibetan Buddhism. The Sakya Centre is the main center for the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The center […]
Paul Williams is a emeritus professor of Indian and Tibetan philosophy in the department of theology and religious studies at the University of Bristol, England. He has mainly studied Madhyamaka Buddhist philosophy, a school of Buddhism which developed in India initially during the first century and had a wide influence on Buddhist thought in India.