Dvora holds M.Sc.
and PH.D. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, and
has worked in academia, as well as research and financial
Dvora has devoted over 30 years of her life to the study and
practice of Buddhist wisdom and other Asian traditions and
has translated multiple scriptures into Hebrew. For the past
20 years she has been sharing these treasures and their
real-life applications with her many students in Israel and
in other parts of the world.
Dvora met her Tibetan root Lama, Sermey Khensur Rinpoche
Geshe Lobsang Tarchin, in 1998, in Howell, New Jersey, where
she studied and practiced under his guidance. She also
studied with his two main disciples, Art Engle and Geshe
Michael Roach, and recently with the former abbot of Gyumed
Tantric College, Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa and with
Lama Drimed Norbu in the Dzogchen tradition. Her other
teachers include H.H the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and
Dvora has translated into Hebrew more than 10,000 pages of
Tibetan scriptures. Her translations are cherished by
students for their accuracy and exceptional beauty, and lay
a solid and pioneering foundation for the nascent Buddhist
terminology in Hebrew.
her translations are available online, free of charge, along
with audio recordings and transcripts representing 20 years
of dharma teachings in Israel. In the past decade more than
110,000 Israelis were able to receive the teachings in their
own language through this website.
Today, Lama Dvora is
teaching at the
a university-like setting
in the desert, which she has established, that offers
advanced teachings to students who are ready for them, and
willing to put in the effort required for them. Currently, a
7-year program is in progress, with some 130 students, who
are personally taken care of and guided by Lama Dvora.
Dvora is a devoted practitioner, who successfully completed
the traditional 3 years, 3 months and 3 days silent retreat,
and had spent more than 5 years total in solitary retreats.
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