Our members in Nepal

Lama Sonam

Ven. Lama Sonam Gyurmey became a Buddhist monk at the age of 10 and studied Tibetan language and Buddhist ritual practice for 8 years at Bhenchen Monastery, Swoyambhu, in Kathmandu in Nepal. At the age of 18 he received the Sharmana and fully ordained vow (Bikshu) from H.E. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche,...

Khenpo Karma DM Sherpa

  Karma DM is one of the four founding members of Drupgni Khading Ling. Born in 1977 in the Dolakha-district of Nepal, he began his spiritual education at the early age of eight when he entered into the monastery community of his village. He was deeply inspired by his early teachers and the...

Khenpo Migmar Gurung

    Born in 1981 in the remote Himalayan area of upper Dolpa, Migmar didn't receive any formal school education until by the age of 10 he got the chance to enter into a monastery in Kathmandu. He joined the Karma Lekshey Ling Institute and studied the traditional monastic subjects,...

Acharya Orgyen Tashi

  Orgyen Tashi is the resident lama of Drupgni Khading Ling and first member to practice and teach permanently at our DK Ling home. Born in 1981 in the Solukhumbu-district of Nepal, he became a monk at the age of 18 according to his own wish and entered into a Kagyu-monastery in Kathmandu. He...

Acharya Ngima Sange Sherpa

  Acharya Ngima Sange was born in 1986 in the Dolkha-district of Nepal. At the age of five he entered into a public government school which he left nine years later to become a monk - following his own wish against his parents' objections. He entered into the shedra (institute for Higher...

Representatives of Drupgni Khading Ling

Ang Pasang

  Representative of Drupgni Khading Ling in the USA   Originally from Nepal, Ang Pasang studied the traditional monastic subjects at a Kagyu-monastery in Kathmandu and after his graduation with the Acharya degree became the manager of Karmapa Travels & Tours. In 2013 he moved to the...

Lama Oezer/Yuriy Voitsehivsky

    Representative of DK Ling in Ukraine   Born in 1970 in Ukraine, Lama Oezer had initially started a military carrier, become a businessman and studied psychology, history, history of religions and eastern philosophy. During one of various trips to Asia he decided to learn...

Lama Jigme/Ven. Wuwei

  Representative of Drupgni Khading Ling in Taiwan   Born in 1979 in Taiwan, Lama Jigme graduated from the Tsung Lin university of Fo Guan Shan. He now works in administration and as a meditation teacher. Lama Jigme undertakes all of Drupgni Khading Ling's correspondence in Chinese...