Sydney Jay

Sydney met Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in 1996 and became his student in 1997.  Since then she has served Rinpoche in several capacities.  She has served on the Academic Development Committee of Khyentse Foundation and was Co-Director with her husband, Chris Jay, of the Leadership Program for Rinpoches, Khenpos and monks in Rinpoche monastic institutions in India and Bhutan.  She completed a 3 year retreat from 2005-2008 at Vajradhara Gonpa in Australia , the first under the direction of Rinpoche