Visiting Teachers


Ven. Tenzin Gendun

Originally from Sri Lanka, Venerable Tenzin Gendun grew up and studied in the UK where he graduated with a degree in fine art.  While traveling to India in 1991, he met Tibetan Buddhism through the kindness of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

In 1992, he was ordained and went on to serve in FPMT centers in New Zealand before settling in France at Nalanda Monastery in 2000. 

Having completed the FPMT Basic and Master study programs, he is a registered FPMT teacher and has since taught and led retreats in Europe.

Annually in Nepal, he spends time in retreat or teaching at Kopan Monastery.

He led the Lawudo trek in spring 2024.