Harvey Aronson/ Lama Namgyal Dorje
Dawn Mountain Founder, Author, Pschyotherapist, ph.d
Harvey is the author of Buddhist Practice on Western Ground and Love and Sympathy in Theravada Buddhism and is a recognized scholar on the intersection between traditional Buddhist practice and Western therapeutic modalities. Harvey’s studies in Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma Dzogchen began in 1974, studying under emient teachers such as Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche, Ad.Zom Rinpoche and Jetsun Wangmo, with the former formally recognizing him in 2010 as Dorje Lopön (Vajra Study Master) and empowered him to provide support to advanced students immersed in traditional Buddhist practices.
PH.D, Author, professor
Dent is a University professor, therapist and certified teacher in both Compassion Cultivation Training and Mindfulness Based Emotional Balance. He has been chosen three times as a Senior Investigator for the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute. He has a strong interest in the interface of traditional contemplative practices with modernity and is the author of Pursuing Purpose: A Guide to Finding Meaning Through Meditation (Summer 2020).