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About

Scott Tusa is a Buddhist teacher based in Brooklyn, New York. Ordained by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, he spent nine years as a Buddhist monk, with much of that time engaged in solitary meditation retreat and study in the United States, India, and Nepal. He teaches meditation and Buddhist psychology extensively in group and one-to-one settings, and supports Tsoknyi Rinpoche's Pundarika Sangha as a practice advisor. He trained in Buddhist philosophy and meditation with some of the greatest living masters since his early twenties, including Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, and Tulku Sangag Rinpoche.

Scott is featured regularly at MNDFL, Tibet House, Nalanda Institute, Dharma Punx, InsightLA, and teaching retreats with Tsoknyi Rinpoche's Pundarika sangha. He has also been featured at Against the Stream, the Den Meditation, Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center, Vajrapani Institute, Shantideva Meditation Center, and many other meditation organizations and communities. 

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“I was drawn to Scott because of my wish to incorporate traditional teachings from Tibetan Buddhism into a “modern” life. I have witnessed Scott modeling this possibility and teaching others along the way." ― Marsha Fuller...more

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