• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Tenzin Priyadarshi

The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi Rinpoche is the Founding President and CEO of the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a non-partisan collaborative think tank focused on interdisciplinary research and programs related to the development of human and global ethics. He is a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Fellow. Venerable Tenzin is member of the MIT Board of Chaplains and also serves as the Buddhist Chaplain to the Institute.

Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi is also the Founding Director and President of the Prajnopaya Institute and Foundation, Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) in New Delhi and Sarnath, India and served as Director of ethics initiative at the MIT Media Lab and was a Director’s Fellow there. He was a 2018 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.


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