Khentrul Lodrö T’hayé Rinpoche is the abbot of a monastery in Tibet and oversees meditation groups across North America, in Australia and South Africa. Since 2002 Rinpoche has traveled year-round teaching seminars and leading retreats. During the covid pandemic, Rinpoche held online retreats for his students around the globe. Khentrul Rinpoche is one of the only monks in the world with three khenpo degrees—equivalent to three PhDs in Buddhist philosophy. Many of his students have nicknamed him “the mind training Khenpo” for his passion for teaching mind training practices.
Tibet House US was founded at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who at the inauguration in 1987 stated his wish for a long-term cultural institution to ensure the survival of Tibetan civilization and culture, whatever the political destiny of the six million people of Tibet itself.