Lama Chuck Stanford
Chuck Stanford was an ordained Lama within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. His training included multiple trips to Dharamsala, India where he received teachings from H.H. Dalai Lama and to Golok, Tibet where he received teachings from one of his root teachers. Lama Emeritus Stanford is co-founder of the Rime Buddhist Center & Institute of Tibetan Studies located in Kansas City. At the end of 2015 Lama Stanford retired as the spiritual leader and Executive Director of the Rime Buddhist Center. He passed away in 2021.