The highest teachers of Tibetan Buddhism regularly visit our center and guide meditation classes . 

Our Founder and Teacher:

H.E. Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding

HE Jetsun Chimey Luding, sister of His Holiness Sakya Trizin the head of the Sakya lineage and founder of the Buddhist center of Frankfurt.

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Our spiritual leader:

H. H. the Sakya Trizin

H.H. Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche, till March 2017 was the 41st head of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism.

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H.E. Gyana Vajra Sakya

H.E. Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, His Eminence, the younger son of His Holiness Sakya Trizin was born in 1979. He studied with his brother and later attended for further training, the Sakya Centre in Rajpur.

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H. H. Ratna Vajra Sakya

H.H. the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, His Holiness was born in 1974 in Dehradun as the eldest son of His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin and Dagmo Tashi Lhakee. From an early age he received intensive traditional training and is a lineage holder and head of the Sakya tradition.

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Ven. Lama Gedun Gyatso

Our former resident lama Ven. Lama Gedun Gyatso, was born in Markham/East Tibet. As a child he was taught by a Lama. At the age of eleven he joined Dechen Tenphel Ling Monastery where he studied Buddhist scriptures. 

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H.E. Luding Khen Rinpoche

H.E. Luding Khen Rinpoche, son of Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding Rinpoche, is abbot of the Ngor Monastery of the Sakya order and head of hundreds of other branch monasteries. At the age of five years he started with his studies and practice.

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Ven. Lama Sonam Gyatso

Our resident Lama Sonam Gyatso was born in 1975 in Markham, province of Kham / Tibet. At the age of eight he joined the monastery in Markham, where he learned reading, writing and Buddhist texts.

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Khenpo Pema Wangdak

In 1982, Khenpo Pema was sent to the West by His Holiness Sakya Trizin as the first of the younger generation of Tibetan teachers in America from the Sakya school. In 1989 he founded the Vikramasila Foundation.

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