Directors, Abbots and Staff







His Eminence Situ Rinpoche (above left)
His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche (second from left)


Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche (second from right)
Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche (far right)

Resident Khenpos

Khenpo Kelsang Nyima
Khenpo Gawang
Khenpo Tsultrim Nyima
Khenpo Karten


Most of the faculty members at Karma Shri Nalanda are volunteers or paid by contributors. Members of the assistant teaching staff have either graduated from KSNI, or have received their acharya degrees and are pursuing their studies toward graduation.

Teaching staff

Khenpo Kelsang Nyima - Philosophy master
Khenpo Gawang - Philosophy master
Khenpo Tsultrim Nyima - Debate teacher
Khenpo Karten - Debate teacher
Awadesh Kumar Divedi - Sanskrit lecturer
Shiva Kumar Thapa - English teacher

Karmapa Teachings

100 Short Instructions of Mikyo Dorje
Recorded at Tergar Monastery, Bodhgaya, India. January 17-22, 2017.

Heart Sutra
Recorded at the Hyatt Hotel, Gurgaon, New Delhi, India. August 15-18, 2016.

Dhamra Talks in Paris
Recorded at the Marriott Hotel, Paris 14th arrondissement, France. June 4-5, 2016.

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