Karl Brunnhölzl

Karl Brunnhölzl

Karl Brunnhölzl is a senior teacher in the Nalandabodhi community of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and was recently bestowed the title of khenpo. He is the author and translator of numerous texts, including Luminous Heart, Gone Beyond, Groundless Paths and, The Heart Attack Sutra, which was published by Snow Lion, 2012.

Recent Articles

Nagarjuna, Arya along with the disciple Aryadeva, retrieving the Prajnaparamita Sutra from the Naga Realm, Eastern Tibet, 1800–1899. Unidentified artist, Rubin Museum of Art. Item no. 174.

To Be or Not To Be? Be a Buddha!

Looking at the words of classical texts, Karl Brunnhölzl explores the notions of buddhanature and emptiness—how they may be understood as one and the same, and how they are not identical.

Buddhadharma - Fall '12 Heart Sutra Karl Brunnhölzl Mahayana

The Heart Sutra Will Change You Forever

Penetrate the true meaning of the Heart Sutra, says Karl Brunnhölzl, and nothing will be the same again. The secret is making it personal.

Reviews: Milarepa, He Started Like Us

Karl Brunnhölzl reviews "The Yogin & The Madman" by Andrew Quintman, a new biography of Milarepa.