Visiting Teachers

Adzom Rinpoche

vteacher2Adzom Rinpoche Rinpoche is invited to teach in all orders of Tibetan Buddhist Traditions and also Bon. He is Non-Sectarian (Rime) and holds practice lineages of both Dzogchen and Mahamudra. He is a highly realized Master and regarded as incarnation of Jigme Lingpa.and of other great masters as well, including Pema Wangyal, son of the great Adzom Drukpa, known as Drodul Pawo Dorje (Tamer of Beings).

Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche

Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche is recognized as the reincarnation of a great meditation master and son of Adzom Drukpa. Beginning at the age of 8, he entered monastic life and studied with revered Dzogchen Masters such as HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. He resides and teaches at Shechen Monastery in Nepal. He began teaching world-wide in 2014. He is a lineage holder for the ancient and expansive Dzogchen teachings of the Longchen Nyingthig. More info about Rinpoche can be found at:

Anne Klein/Rigzin Drolma

Anne Klein - prefered imageAnne Klein/Rigzin Drolma is a Professor and former Chair of Religious Studies at Rice University. She is also the founding director and Resident Lama at Dawn Mountain Tibetan Buddhist Temple, founded in 1996 ( Her scholarly dharma training includes close textual study with Geshe Wangyal, Lati Rinpoche, Loling Kensur Yeshe Thupden, and Denma Lochö Rinpoche; her Nyingma root teachers are: the late Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche of Nepal and Ad.zom Paylo Rinpoche of Tibet. She has also studied extensively with Chögyal Namkhai Norbu, Lopon Tenzin Namdak, and Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. Anne was given rein to teach by Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche in 1994 after completing her first dark retreat under his guidance. She has been supported in her teaching and personal retreats since 1999 by Ad.zom Paylo Rinpoche of Tibet, who gave her the title of Dorje Loppön in 2009. She has authored six books, most recently including, Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse: A Story of Transmission.


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