In May and June 2015 the Russian tour of Leif Andersen took place. Leif was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Denmark. He is a doctor, and worked in homes for the elderly. He had a lot of traveling in India and Nepal, and met the famous Tibetan Buddhist masters. Leif is one of the few Western students who met with the XVI Gyalwa Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dordje, the greatest meditation master of the XXth century. Since 2000, Leif gives a lectures on Buddhism and culture of the Himalayan region worldwide. Now Life Andersen - retired. He lived in Copenhagen Buddhist center, and often came to Russia to participate in cultural and educational projects; now he lives and works in Kazakhstan.