Visionaries

His Eminence Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche

Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche is a Dzogchen meditation master, scholar and author, renowned for his sophisticated understanding of Eastern and Western cultures. With powerful and compassionate energy, Rinpoche manifests as a perfect teacher and spiritual friend in these chaotic and turbulent times. His fresh and authentic teaching style provides a framework for utilizing everyday situations to realize one’s highest potential.


With dignity, clarity, and conviction, Shyalpa Rinpoche transmits the profound, luminous teachings. His students treasure Rinpoche’s compassion and kindness, unyielding loyalty, great sense of humor, and true skill in stripping away pretense. Shyalpa Rinpoche has tirelessly given teachings, retreats, seminars, and empowerments around the world and has lectured at universities, including Harvard, Yale, and Naropa Institute.

Professor Stephan Braunfels

Stephan Braunfels completed his studies at the Technical University of Munich in 1975 and established his office in Munich in 1978. Braunfels’ first competition success along with his plans and critiques on urban design concepts for Munich formed the basis for the exhibition "Designs for Munich" shown in 1987 at the German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt. As an advisor to the City of the historic city centre of Dresden. Braunfels opened his Berlin office on 1996.