Anne C. Klein/ Lama Rigzin Drolma
DAWN MOUNTAIN FOUNDER, AUTHOR, Professor, PH.D
Professor and Former Chair of Religious Studies, Rice University, where she developed a contemplative studies concentration for graduate students in the Department of Religious Studies. She is also a Founding Director and Resident Lama of Dawn Mountain Tibetan Temple and Dawn Mountain Community Center & Research Institute. Her books include Knowledge and Liberation, Path to the Middle: The Spoken Scholarship of Khensur Yeshe Thupten, Meeting the Great Bliss Queen, Unbounded Wholeness, Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse: A Story of Transmission, and Strand of Jewels.
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.