Lama Karma Drodhul

Lama Karma Drodhul, born in 1974 in Eastern Tibet, became a monk at Thrangu Monastery at the age of twelve and after attending shedra (monastic college), received full ordination at the age of twenty.  He came to the United States in 1997 and has been his uncle, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s attendant since that time.  He has completed two three-year retreats under Khenpo Rinpoche and is now coretreat master at the Karme Ling Retreat Center in Delhi, New York. Lama Karma travels widely and brings a warm, energetic vibrancy to his teaching and guidance of students. He is based at KTD in Woodstock, New York.  Lama Karma Drodul is a skilled writer in classical Tibetan. His published books include Amrita of Eloquence: A Biography of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and Siddhas of Ga. For more information on Lama Karma’s activities, please visit