Justin von Bujdoss

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Justin von Bujdoss
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co-Founder/Director
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New York Tsurphu Goshir Dharma Center
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Justin von Bujdoss (Repa Dorje Odzer) is the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of New York Tsurphu Goshir Dharma Center (goshir.org), the North American Dharma Center of His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche. In 2011 Dorje Odzer was empowered and ordained as a Repa by H.E. Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche at his seat monastery Palchen Chosling in Ralang, Sikkim. He is also a chaplain with Calvary Hospice, one of the largest hospice systems in the New York City area where he offers priritual care to the dying and their loved ones. He has been practicing Buddhism since 1995 during which time he has come to be a student of the late Ani Dechen Zangmo, the late Kyabje Pathing Rinpoche, the late Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, Khenpo Lodro Donyo, and Bhod Tulku.  He has been a student of His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsab Rinpoche for over ten years.  Additionally, Justin also contributes to ganachakra.com, a blog that looks at the intersection of engaged dharma practice and chaplaincy.  While not spending time with his patients, or in Sikkim, Repa Dorje Odzer can be found searching for wonderful places to practice in the New York city area amidst the everyday occurrences of life as we have come to know it.