Research fields and professional interest:

Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan history, Tibetan literature, Himalayan religious practices, rituals, ritual texts, pilgrimage, Asian performing arts


Specific research topics:

Teaching lineages of the Nyingma and Kagyu schools, history of Buddhism in the Himalayan region, gter ma tradition, hidden lands (beyul), Buddhist eschatology, Hyolmo culture


Cham at Shechen Gonpa
Guru Rinpoche cham (monastic dance) at Shechen Gonpa, Kathmandu, Nepal (Photo: GZs)