Spiritual Director

Bodhimarga thrives under the spiritual directorship of The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi Rinpoche, a Buddhist monk ordained by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama who is his spiritual mentor.

Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi Rinpoche is the founder of Prajnopaya Institute of Buddhist Studies, and also Prajnopaya Foundation, a worldwide humanitarian service organization whose work focuses on improving lives through innovative health care and social service programs. He also founded The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values, a secular organization, in answer to His Holiness’ call for holistic ethical education in the 21st century.

Amongst many other commitments, Venerable Tenzin also serves as Buddhist Chaplain at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Please view a comprehensive and detailed biography here.