Byoma Kusuma Buddhadharma Sangha

was established by the Vidyadhara Acharya Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche



The Vidyadhara

The Vidyadhara Acharya Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche was born in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1949, the eldest child of Nara Narayan Shumsher Junga Bahadur Rana -- a former Deputy Inspector General of Police…

Where to start?

For beginners keen to learn more about Buddhist philosophy and meditation practices, please contact one of our centres. Each of our centres have their own programme and a Dharma Teacher should be able to guide you through the process.



Marshland Flowers

Ratnashree’s series articles published weekly in News Front. The articles clarify prevailing misconceptions on Buddhism and help general readers understand authentic Buddhism. Read the articles published to date in full.

Mahayana Bouddhadarsha

Mahayana Bouddhadharsha is now available from our offices in Nepal. The text, written by Dharmadhara (DD) Narayan P. Rijal is a basic introduction to Mahayana Buddhism. It highlights fundamental Mahayana principles and key concepts. Please see publications.

Education Fund

Sridhar Rana Rinpoche Education fund (SRREF) offers Bursary/Scholarship to pursue higher education in Buddhist studies and other areas. It is open to interested individuals from around the world who wish to pursue higher education in relevant areas in accredited institutions in Asia.

Summer Camp

The last annual Summer Camp was held in 2018. The teachings are open to sangha members who have taken refuge and progressed in the Mahakrama practice. More information about future Summer Camps will be updated in due course.

About Byoma Kusuma

Byoma Kusuma means Sky Flower in Sanskrit and calls to mind the insubstantiality of phenomena, which lies at the heart of Buddhist philosophy and its doctrine of emptiness. Byoma Kusuma Buddhadharma Sangha (BKBDS) was established by the Vidyadhara Acharya Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche in April 1996 with the goal of disseminating all aspects of the Buddhadharma to those interested in studying and practising it. It was formally registered in March 2007. Headquartered in Bishalnagar, Kathmandu, Learn More