KKC Resident Spiritual Teacher: Lama TenzinKKC Resident Teacher
Lama Tenzin was born in Nepal and joined Samdrub Dhargay Choling Monastery, Sonada in 1989. He received full-ordained monks vows from the previous Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche and received all instructions and empowerments in the Shangpa Kagyu tradition. He joined the three-year retreat centre at Lava, near Kalimpong, India, under the guidance of H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche. In 2012, Lama Tenzin completed his 3 year retreat and took up various responsibilities, including Chanting Master (“Omze”) and Vajra Master (“Dorje Lopon”) along with many other tasks at the Salagura Stupa Drodon Kunchab Chodey. In 2015, Lama Tenzin was invited to Canada, as the Resident Teacher at KDOL, KKC’s Retreat Centre on Saltspring Island.