Shakyamuni Buddha



His Holiness Penor Rinpoche

Ju Mipham

Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche

Shakyamuni Buddha - the Buddha of Our Time

Padmasambhava - Guru Rinpoche who brought Buddhism to Tibet and is the Mantrayana Buddha

Longchenpa - The main teacher of Dzogchen in Tibet

His Holiness Penor Rinpoche - Founder of Namdroling Monastery and the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute (Shedra), he is the Lineage Holder for the Nyingma and Palyul Lineages

Ju Mipham - The embodiment of Manjushri, he was one of the great modern teachers in Tibet. We use his texts for study and practice at our center. Ju Mipham was the main focus of Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche's study at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute.

Khenpo Gawang Rinpoche - The present teacher at our center.


We would like to thank Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche for their blessing and support of the center.