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Our Teachers

Our team consists of native Tibetan speakers living in Dharamsala, India. They have extensive experience teaching the Tibetan language and Tibetan history and are ready to share their knowledge with you.

Lhamo 

Tibetan language teacher

Lhamo la was born in Tibet, in the historical region of U-Tsang. She spent about 16 years in Tibet with her family. She worked as a shepherd, farmer, and vendor. Her strong desire to see His Holiness the Dalai Lama and receive education led Lhamo la to India in 2006. Her lifestyle and thinking changed when she encountered issues of illiteracy among Tibetans. She received education (12 grades) in a Tibetan school in Dharamshala, after which she graduated from the Dalai Lama Higher Education Institute in Bangalore with honors. Since 2019, Lhamo la has returned to Dharamshala and has been teaching Tibetan to both illiterate Tibetans and foreigners. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with anyone who genuinely wants to learn the Tibetan language.
Since 2023, she has been working at the Thonmi Sambhota`s Online School.

Tenzin 

Teacher of Tibetan language and history of Tibet

 

Tenzin la graduated from the Sara Higher Tibetan Language College with a bachelor's degree in Tibetan language and culture. In college, he studied Tibetan history, grammar, literature, Buddhist philosophy, and English. He has experience teaching Tibetan to foreigners. After reading Dondul Gyal's poem "Waterfall of Youth" for the first time, Tenzin began writing poems in Tibetan.

Since 2023, he has been working at the Thonmi Sambhota`s Online School.

Gyaltsen 

​Teacher of Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy

Tenzin 

Tibetan language teacher

Gyaltsen la was born near Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Since 2007, he studied 5 classical texts at the Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute. In 2017, he graduated from the Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute with a master's degree in Buddhism and a bachelor's degree in Tibetan language.

From 2017 to 2018, he studied Tibetan grammar and literature at the Faculty of Higher Academic Tibetan Studies at the Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute.

He has experience teaching Buddhist philosophy and the Tibetan language.

Since 2023, he has been working at the Thonmi Sambhota`s Online School.

Tenzin 

Tibetan language teacher

Tenzin Dhonyoe la was born in Tibet and has been living in Dharamshala for many years. He has been teaching Tibetan since 2017. He takes great pleasure in his work—sharing his knowledge of the Tibetan language with students who are passionate about learning it. "Moreover, as a Tibetan, I am obligated to teach our Tibetan language to anyone interested," says Tenzin. For seven years, he has taught Tibetan to students from various parts of the world. "So, I would like to express immense gratitude to everyone who supports us," he adds.

Since 2020, he has been working at the Thonmi Sambhota`s Online School.

Tenzin Bhuti la was born in Tibet. She studied up to 12th grade at T.C.V. in Dharamshala. Afterward, she enrolled in and graduated from the Dalai Lama Higher Education Institute. She holds a bachelor's degree in Tibetan language and literature. From 2018 to 2020, she taught Tibetan to foreigners privately.

Since 2021, she has been working at the Thonmi Sambhota`s Online School.

Ngawang

Tibetan language teacher

Ngawang Choedon was born in Tibet and has been living in Dharamshala for many years. She studied at TCV Suja, completing her secondary education at TCV Bylakuppe in the science faculty. Ngawang continued her academic pursuits in various fields, including computer education, Buddhist philosophy, and intensive translation courses. She also worked part-time in her sister's bakery. Proficient in playing the Tibetan instrument Dranyen, Ngawang's sacred privilege lies in reading books and singing songs.

Additionally, Ngawang actively engages in various social initiatives, such as the Tibetan movement. During her school years, she volunteered in the waste management team for one year. Her commitment to serving others reflects her deeply rooted belief in the principles of compassion and social responsibility.

She believes in the importance of continuous learning and strives to constantly expand her knowledge and skills to bring about positive changes in her community and beyond. Since 2021, Ngawang has been teaching Tibetan language to foreigners.

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