Welcome to Supporter Membership!

I am delighted to welcome you as a Supporter Member of The Buddhist Studies Institute. May it be a long and auspicious connection! 

Pema Khandro and The Buddhist Studies Institute offer comprehensive in-depth training in profoundly transformative Buddhist methods. Thank you so much for your support. Every dollar of your membership contribution makes it possible to offer more classes and training to more people.


Meditation Mondays

You are now eligible to attend Meditation Mondays, a live online Community Meditation Group for members only. Tsal’gyur Starbuck will host a Ngondro practice group with time for discussion. Occasionally Meditation Mondays might be replaced by other special classes. These take place weekly on Mondays at 6pm PST. 



Go to www.BuddhistStudiesInstitute.org

  • Login:
    • Username: First name (e.g. Human*)
    • Password: OmAhHung108!
    • If you’d like to then change your password, logout and go back to the login screen and press: Reset Password
  • Existing Accounts
    • Login with your credentials
    • If you have forgotten your password, you can select “Forgot Password


Once you have logged in, you can access your online member benefits (listed below). You may want to bookmark this link:  Supporter Membership – Click Here to Access Your Online Benefits 

  • Open Teaching Recordings: 
    • Guided Meditation Series
    • Buddhist Ethics
    • Excellent Path to Enlightenment: Module 1
    • Transforming Fear (5hrs)
    • Dakini Day Chod
  • Digital Download: Presence as the Path – First Year Meditation Manual
  • Self-Paced Courses: 
    • Buddhist Ethics
    • Sutra Tantra Dzogchen
    • Tibetan Dream Yoga


10% off Tuition

Enter “Supporter” into the discount code box at registration online, where applicable, to receive your benefit of 10% off tuition for trainings, longer retreats, and residential retreats! Including our upcoming retreat, Resting in Stillness.


Vajrayana Training

You now have access to the prerequisite self paced courses for Vajrayana Training; Buddhist Ethics & Sutra, Tantra, Dzogchen. Once you have completed those courses*, if you are interested in continuing your education, you can Apply for Vajrayana Training HERE.

*Students who have completed ngondro or sustained Vajrayana practice in another tradition do not need to complete these prerequisites, but they are recommended as self-paced learning to help understand how the Vajrayana is approached in this school.


Ngondro Training

If you’d like to learn more about the Ngondro Training, you can find info here: https://buddhiststudiesinstitute.org/ngondro-training-2/


If you have any questions or need help accessing these online benefits, please feel free to email me at info@buddhiststudiesinstitute.org


Kind Regards,



Tsal’gyur Dorje, Membership Coordinator & Registrar
Buddhist Studies Institute – A project of Ngakpa International