GW event on Tibet

Pedagogy in Religious Studies in Contemporary Tibet:  The Kagyu Tradition at Larung Gar Buddhist Academy

1.jpgWhen: Monday, March 28, 4pm-5:30pm
Who: Tibet Governance Project
Where: Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street NW Room 503
Washington, DC 20052

Khenpo Karma Jamyang Gyaltsen is a senior teacher at the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Serthar county in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan.  He is currently one of the main teachers at Larung Gar, which is the largest monastic institution in Tibet.  He is the director of training in the Kagyu tradition at Larung Gar and was designated by 17th Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu tradition, to oversee the reconstruction of monasteries in Kham.

The Khenpo is also engaged in philanthropic initiatives that focus on the education of children in poverty-stricken areas.

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