Rig'dzin Dorje is a practitioner and teacher in the Nyingma School of Vajrayana Buddhism. He is currently spiritual director, in the lineage of the Aro gTer, of Buddhist centers throughout Europe, and he spends much of his time traveling and teaching. He lives in London with his wife and son.
The Teacher-Student Relationship in Vajrayana Buddhism
Although Tibetan Buddhism continues to grow in popularity, the crucial relationship between teacher and student remains largely misunderstood. Dangerous Friend offers an in-depth exploration of this mysterious and complex bond, a relationship of paramount importance in Tibetan Buddhist… Read More
Ngala Rig’dzin Dorje has been teaching from the Dzogchen Vehicle of Inner Tantra in Europe since 1991. He and his wife/teaching partner Tsal’gyür Wangmo, a thangka painting specialist, have students in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, and Britain. In 2006 they founded Aro Ga’dzong in the mountains of northern Tuscany, Italy, as a retreat center and resource for their apprentices.