Buddhist Conversations for Today’s World

Acharya Tashi

Acharya Tashi Wangchuk will teach on Sundays (except Sangha Days) through mid-June 2019. He will lead discussions on a wide range of topics relevant to Buddhism and modern life in today’s world. If you have a suggested topic, please contact seattle@nalandabodhi.org.

Born and raised in eastern Bhutan, Acharya Tashi moved to Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim, India at the age of 15. While there, he studied for ten years and graduated from Karma Shri Nalanda Institute, the principal Karma Kagyu lineage monastic college. After his graduation, Acharya Tashi assumed teaching responsibilities for the Karma Kagyu lineage in Hong Kong before returning to Rumtek Monastery to teach at the college from which he graduated. Following this, Acharya Tashi did editorial work for Nitartha Insitute in Nepal, an eduacation organization founded by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche to preserve and digitize endangered Tibetan texts. Acharya Tashi is one of the principal editors working to publish the renowned Eight Great Treatises of the Karma Kagyu lineage. Acharya Tashi Wangchuk is the resident teacher at Nalanda West.

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