Khenpo Choying Dorjee European Teaching Tour 2019

Published on 17 December 2018

Dear European Sangha,

We are very pleased to announce that from January 4th to February 3rd 2019,  Khenpo Choying Dorjee will visit Europe to teach on various Mahayana topics to students in  Moscow, Berlin and Thessaloniki. Khenpo was appointed principle teacher at Chokyi Lodro Institute by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche Khenpo in 2011, and has a warm, approachable and engaging teaching style.

Arne Schelling will accompany Кhenpo throughout Europe serving as translator and conducting review sessions.


   MOSCOW - Russia  January 4 - 13 - Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara Study Intensive

   BERLIN - Germany  January 19 - 28 - Ambrosia of the Mind and Bodhicharyavatara 9th chapter

   THESSALONIKI - Greece  February 1 - 3 - Nagarjuna’s "Letter to a Friend"

Khenpo Chöying Dorjee`s biography:

Khenpo Choying Dorjee was born on 27th Aug 1972 and studied at Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies in Buddhist philosophy, psychology, logic and debate.  His principal teachers there were Khenchen Kunga Wangchuk Rinpoche and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. Khenpo completed the full Dzongsar Shedra (University) curriculum and received the degree of Acarya in 2000. He became a Khenpo (PhD) in 2002 at Dzongsar Chokyi Lodro Institute and also received a Khenpo degree from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2004. 

Since 1999, Khenpo has been teaching at Dzongsar  Chokyi Lodro Institute and Deerpark Institute in India. For over 10 years, Khenpo has also been teaching in countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United States. He has recently at the University of California ( Berkeley) at the University's invitation.