SCIENCE for MONKS

creating science learning communities with tibetan buddhist monastics since 2001

Science Workshops (2000 to 2007)

2000 Sera Monastery

Bylakuppe, India

February 15 to March 3, 2000

    Western Educators :
  • Earl Carlyon
  • David Crismond, Ph.D.

2001 Gaden Monastery

Mundgod, India

March 7 to March 30, 2001

    Western Educators :
  • David Crismond, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • Bryce Johnson
    Library Staff :
  • Achok Rinpoche, Director
  • Sangey Tendar, Translator
  • Dechen Dorjee, Translator
  • Tenzin Yangchen, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Palmo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tenzin Gyalpo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tsewang Gyurmey, Teacher/Translator
  • Jampa Ngodup, Teacher/Translator

2002 Drepung Monastery

Mundgod, India

February 19 to March 12, 2002

    Western Educators :
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • Stamatis Vokos, Ph.D.
  • Mel Sabela, Ph.D.
  • Torgny Greveby, M.S.
  • Rachel von Roeschlaub, M.S.
    Library Staff :
  • Achok Rinpoche, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
  • Sangey Tendar, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Jampa, Teacher/Translator

2003 TCV-Upper

Dharamshala, India

December 17, 2002, to January 10, 2003

    Western Educators :
  • Stamatis Vokos, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • Hunter Close, Ph.D.
  • Rachel von Roeschlaub, M.S.
    Library Staff :
  • Achok Rinpoche, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Duke Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema's Brother, Teacher/Translator
  • Palmo

2004 TCV Golapur

Dharamshala, India

December 15, 2003, to January 10, 2004

    Western Educators :
  • Ursula Goodenough, Ph.D.
  • David Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • David Susuki, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
    Library Staff :
  • Achok Rinpoche, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Duke Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Palmo, Teacher/Translator

2005 TCV - Selakui

Dehradun, India

December 21, 2004 to January 14, 2005

    Western Educators :
  • Dewey Dykstra, Ph.D.
  • Andy Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • David Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • Shlomit Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • David Presti, Ph.D.
  • Alan Wallace, Ph.D.
  • Vesna Wallace, Ph.D.
    Library Staff :
  • Achok Rinpoche, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
  • Tenzin Sonam, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Duke Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Pelmo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tsering Rabgyal, Teacher/Translator

2005 TCV - Selakui

Dehradun, India

December 19, 2005 to January 6, 2006

    Western Educators :
  • Dewey Dykstra, Ph.D.
  • Andy Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Hunter Close, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • David Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • David Presti, Ph.D.
    Library Staff :
  • Geshe Lhakdor
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
  • Tenzin Sonam, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Duke Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Pelmo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tsering Rabgyal, Teacher/Translator

2007 Sera Monastery

Bylakuppe, India

January 14 to February 3, 2007

    Western Educators :
  • David Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • Andy Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Mel Sabella, Ph.D.
  • Avery Solomon, Ph.D.
  • William Bates, Ph.D.
    Library Staff :
  • Geshe Lhakdor, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
  • Tenzin Sonam, Translator
  • Karma Thupten, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Pelmo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tsering Rabgyal, Teacher/Translator

2007 Deer Park Institute

Bir, India

June 14 to July 5, 2007

    Western Educators :
  • David Finkelstein, Ph.D.
  • Hunter Close, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Close, Ph.D.
  • Ed Prather, Ph.D.
  • David Presti, Ph.D.
  • P.V. Rao, Ph.D.
  • Paul Lennard, Ph.D.
  • William Bates, Ph.D.
    Library Staff :
  • Geshe Lhakdor, Director
  • Bryce Johnson, Coordinator
  • Tenzin Sonam, Translator
  • Karma Thupten, Translator
  • Tenzin Palden, Translator
    Tibetan Children's Village :
  • Nyima Tsering, Teacher/Translator
  • Pema Wangyal, Teacher/Translator
  • Pelmo, Teacher/Translator
  • Tsering Rabgyal, Teacher/Translator
Science for Monks on Facebook Science for Monks on Youtube Science for Monks on Picasa