Barr Rosenberg


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Barr Rosenberg, Instructor

Barr Rosenberg, Ph.D., has been a student of Tibetan Lama Tarthang Tulku since the early 1970’s. He is a member of the Yeshe De translation team, and is a successful entrepreneur. Barr taught for many years at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, has taught at the Nyingma Institute since 1982, and served as Co-Dean of the Nyingma Institute from 1999-2016. He regularly teaches courses at the Institute in Nyingma Meditation, Buddhist Studies, and Tibetan Art and Language.

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Mark Henderson


Mark Henderson, Instructor

Mark Henderson, J.D., LL.M. has been a student of Tibetan Lama Tarthang Tulku for many years. Once a full-time attorney, Mark made the commitment several years ago to give up his law practice and become a full-time volunteer at the Nyingma Institute. Since then, he has helped in many capacities to complete projects such as prayer wheels. Mark teaches classes in Beginning and Intermediate Tibetan Language, and also in Buddhist Studies.

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Mollie Hughes


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Mollie Hughes, Instructor

Mollie Hughes has trained in Nyingma studies at the Nyingma Institute since 2007, with a focus on Dharma Studies, Meditation, and Tibetan Language. Before her studies at the Institute she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1966 with a BA in English and worked in the publishing field as an editor and proofreader until 1984, when she changed fields to work with children with mental disorders. In 1991 she completed a Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and was later hired by Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (Berkeley, California) to do social work for homeless adults with severe mental disorders and drug abuse issues. She is now retired from this position and teaches Intermediate Tibetan Language classes at the Nyingma Institute.

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