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Tarab Ling Faculty

Ton Backus has studied social psychology and pedagogics and was coach and senior lecturer at the HAN, University of Applied Sciences. She is mindfulness trainer (MBSR / MBCT) and main teacher at Radboud University Medical Center for Mindfulness. She is a professional supervisor and is trained in different fields of therapy specializing in working with the deeper layers of body and mind. She holds the degree of Semrig Thablam Mawa (STM), graduate in Unity in Duality, Buddhist Philosophy and psy... read more

Geneviève Hamelet

Geneviève Hamelet holds a Master of Sophrology in social prophilaxis and studied in the field of contemplative therapy.
She also holds a Semrig Thablam Mawa degree (S.T.M.) in UD (Unity in Duality Eastern Inner Science of Mind and Phenomena and its Application), and from 2000 she has been translator for Tarab Rinpoche and Lene Handberg. She is now presenting UD workshops and is part of the Education committee in Tarab Institute Fra... read more

A psychotherapist, she studied Psychology and Tibetology at Copenhagen University. She holds a Semrig Thablam Rabjam degree (S.T.R./Dr. in Unity in Duality Eastern Inner Science of Mind and Phenomena and its Application) in ancient inner-science and it’s application. She had the great fortune to work with the great scholar, Dr. Phil. Tarab Tulku, Lharampa Geshe, for 25 years, and assisted him in developing and teaching the UD program, and Late Tarab Rinpoche XI finally e... read more

Doctor of psycho-therapeutic medicine. Licensed by the Medical Board of Schleswig-Holstein to provide individual and group therapy, and supervision; 1983 - 1986 permanent post as medical and psychotherapeutic specialist in a clinic for substance-abuse patients. Since 1987 consultant for psycho-therapeutic medicine, specializing in Gestalt-therapy (FPI), family therapy and hypnosis;
Since 1998 work in social projects in Nepal, a deep interest in cultural differences and the explan... read more

Professor Juergen Knop, M.D. Ph.D., is a retired Director of the Department of Dermatology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. He became M.D. at the department of Pharmacology, University of Freiburg and Ph.D. at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Adelaide, Australia. He was postdoctoral fellow at the Max – Planck Institute, Freiburg and the Department of Microbiology, University of Adelaide. Later he became Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer at th... read more

Professor Carin Muhr, M.D.,Ph.D., is Associate Professor of clinical Neurology, at Uppsala University in Sweden and an Honorary Professor at Universidad San Martin de Porres, Lima, Peru. She is president of Tarab Institute International and of Tarab Institute Sweden, a member of the Academic Advisory Board of Tarab Ling, Dehradun. Dr Muhr has shared her professional time between clinical neurology, teaching and research with special interest in Neuroendocrinology including researc... read more

Frances Nijssen holds a Master degree in language, literature and sociology and studied organizational psychology and management of change. She was a senior lecturer at HAN, University of Applied Science, is coach and professional supervisor and teaches at several national institutes for Leadership. She also studied at the Berlin Institute for Core Energetics and specializes in guiding processes of transformation and change. Since 1994 she practices (Tibetan) Buddhism and guid... read more

Sandrine Gousset
Ph.D. in Sociology and Political Science, she has been working in universities in the U.S. and France for a few years before graduating in Psychology and Psychotherapy. Recognized therapist she runs her own practice nearby Paris, working with individual as well as with groups in enterprises.

From 2001 on, she has been the translator of Tarab Rinpoche and Lene Handberg. She is also translating in French all the written material.... read more

Norbu Wangchuk holds a Bachelor degree in political science honors and a Master degree in history and political science. 1995-1997 he worked as a history and political science teacher to the senior students of TCV School. 1997-1998: Freelance translator Tibetan to English and vice-versa covering subjects on politics, history, biographies and dharma. 1998-2001: Got selected through exam for Assistant to Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche. Travelled with Rinpoche in India. 2001-2006: General Secretary of Songtsen Library. 2006 - : G... read more