Lopen Karma Phuntsho

Lopen Karma Phuntsho completed his full monastic training before joining Oxford to pursue a DPhil in Oriental Studies. He has worked at Cambridge University, CNRS (Paris), the University of Virginia, and is a writer for the Buddha-Nature project of Tsadra Foundation. He teaches Buddhism and Bhutan studies and has written many books and articles. He is also the founder of the Loden Foundation, which promotes education and Buddhist entrepreneurship, and documents Buddhist texts and cultural traditions.

Recent Articles

Lotus flower photographed from below with sky in background.

Why Buddhanature Matters

Lopen Karma Phuntsho, writer-in-residence for Tsadra Foundation’s Buddha-Nature project, takes a look at the history and development of the Mahayana concept of buddhanature.