Jane Kolleeny

Westchester Buddhist Center Founder and Teacher


Jane Kolleeny has been studying and practicing Buddhism since the early seventies when her teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche arrived in Boulder, Colorado.

A native Coloradan, she moved to New York in 1990 and taught classes at the New York Shambhala Center for many years, organizing and teaching at the Tuesday dharma gatherings there for nine years.

She also serves as retreats and business development director at Garrison Institute producing over 100 retreats a year.

She lives in Sleepy Hollow with her husband and two dogs and teaches regularly on behalf of Westchester Buddhist Center.

Julia from Chronicles of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche talks with Jane Kolleeny about the Westchester Buddhist Center.