Ven. Tenzin Michael ist a Buddhist monk, born in Switzerland.
At the age of 24, Michael Aegerter visited Asia for the first time and learned Buddhism hands-on in the monasteries of Himalaya. In the years to follow, he travelled Asia and his interest in Buddhism kept growing. Inspired by the contacts with such spiritual masters like H.H. Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Geshe Ngawang Jangchup, Tich Nath Hanh and others, he decided to dedicate his life to Dharma.
Tenzin Michael ordained to become a Buddhist monk in 2004. He spent many years in the Tibetan Buddhist Drepung Monastery in South India and is currently studying Buddhism in the Nalanda Monastery in southern France.