Nitartha Institute


Founded by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Nitartha Institute provides systematic and in-depth study of the central teachings of Buddhism as a method to understand reality and our own mind. It is a unique opportunity where you can take exploring your inner wisdom and awakening your heart to a new level!

Nitartha Institute upholds the importance of non-sectarianism and appreciation of the many forms of Buddhism – thus students of any background are welcome to attend. You can choose between regional programs, self-paced online courses, and a month-long summer program. More info on

Practice Schedule

The yearly Summer Institute offers you an incredible summer full of Buddhist study and meditation with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Dr. Karl Brunnhölzl and many more amazing teachers! You can choose between a focus on studying the view of Buddhism (Shedra) and a focus on the practice of meditation (Gomdra). Additional offerings include Thangka painting and Tibetan language programs. Find our more on:!


Tibetan Buddhism


Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche




3902 Woodland Park Avenue North Seattle Washington 98103 United States.