Meet our Founder – Pema Khandro

Pema Khandro is a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, scholar, and humanitarian, specializing in the philosophy and practice of Tibet’s Buddhist Yogis and their Dzogchen teachings.

Ordained in the Nyingma lineage, enthroned as a tulku, and trained as an academic, her teachings celebrate the dynamic coalescence of tradition and the modern context.

Pema Khandro is the founder of Ngakpa International, the Yogic Medicine Institute, and three residential centers. For more information visit


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