Our Founder

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche founded Ligmincha Institute in 1992, and since that time has founded centers throughout Europe, North and South America, and India. He has published six books that have been translated into many different languages, and travels throughout the world teaching.  He has a unique gift for translating the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan traditions into meaningful practices in our modern lives.

Books by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep, Snow Lion Publications, 1998

Wonders of the Natural Mind: The Essence of Dzogchen in the Native Bon Tradition of Tibet, Snow Lion Publications, 2000

Healing With Form, Energy and Light: the Five Elements in Tibetan Shamanism, Tantra and Dzogchen, Snow Lion Publications, 2002

Unbounded Wholeness: Dzogchen, Bon and the Logic of the Nonconceptual, written in collaboration with Anne Carolyn Klein, Oxford University Press, 2006

Tibetan Sound Healing: Seven Guided Practices for Clearing Obstacles, Accessing Positive Qualities and Uncovering Your Inherent Wisdom, Sounds True, 2006

Awakening the Sacred Body, Hay House, 2011

Tibetan Yogas of Body, Speech, and Mind, Snow Lion Publications, 2011.

Awakening the Luminous Mind: Tibetan Meditation for Inner Peace and Joy, Hay House, 2015.

The True Source of Healing: How the Ancient Tibetan Practice of Soul Retrieval Can Transform and Enrich Your Life, Hay House, 2015.

Spontaneous Creativity: Meditations for Manifesting Your Positive Qualities, Hay House, 2018.

For more details see Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche’s biography on the Ligmincha site.