About Tashi Delek, usa

Inspired by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Tashi Delek USA was founded in 2001 to help preserve those aspects of Tibetan culture, which nurture a unique spiritual heritage for the benefit of all humanity. We hope to achieve this goal through supporting the Buddhist education of monks and nuns residing at Monasteries and nunneries in Nepal and by organizing seminars on Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism.

Tashi Delek USA is a non-profit organization registered in the State of California. It has been granted exemption from income taxes as a public charity organization described in IRS code 501 c (3). Our tax identification number is EIN: 94-3404449.

The members of the Board of Directors are:

  • Eric Schmidt
  • Judy Liu
  • M. Kelly Copenhaver
  • Michio Ishihara

The Officers are:

  • President, Michio Ishihara
  • Secretary, Robert Lytle
  • Treasurer, Onju Updegrave

Web Advisor, Mary Weeks


Mailing address is :
Tashi Delek, USA
P.O. Box 36
Talmage, CA 95481