Arne Schelling

Dharma teacher

Arne Schelling has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1989 under the guidance of various masters of all Tibetan traditions, especially the Khyentse lineage. For the past 18 years, he has been the personal translator of about 25 Rinpoches each year in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, as well as translator and editor of Buddhist books and practice texts. He is also an ambassador for the worldwide 84,000 Project. He is director of various film projects (e.g. Heart Advice) and responsible for the international archive of various masters. After helping to establish various Buddhist centres since 1995, he is now director of the Neckarstrassenzentrum in Berlin. 15 years ago, Arne was authorised as a Dharma teacher, especially by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, and teaches regularly in various European and non-European countries. Furthermore, he has been explaining the Bodhicharyavatara in form of public livestreams since the 2014 years, and offers many other online events. His main occupation is as a research editor in the Khyentse Vision Project, and he is trained in the Milinda Teacher Program as well as in the Nitartha Institute.