Lama Pema Wangdak is the director of the Palden Sakya Centers and the Vikramasila Foundation. With an Acharya degree from the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Benares, India, Lama Pema Wangdak has been teaching Tibetan Buddhism and Tibetan language in the New York City area and beyond for over twenty-five years. Through his foundation, he has opened schools for Tibetan communities in Nepal and India. Lama Pema la is also the creator of a system of Tibetan braille. In 2009 he was the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, awarded to outstanding American citizens.
Lama Pema Wangdak
Palden Sakya Centers and the Vikramasila Foundation