Short Bio

Bruce Newman has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism for over forty years, primarily in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions. He spent eleven years in India and Nepal studying under his primary teacher, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche. Mr. Newman also completed a four-year retreat at Kagyu Samye Ling in Scotland.

Under the auspices of Gyatrul Rinpoche and Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Lama Bruce has been teaching for over 20 years in United States, Mexico, and Austria. He is the author of A Beginner’s Guide to Tibetan Buddhism” and he offers meditation training, book study classes, and the Marig Munsel program.