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3 Jan 2019

Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh

Dr. Lama Gangchen Tulku Rinpoche was born in western Tibet in 1941. He was recognised at an early age to be a reincarnate Lama Healer and was enthroned at Gangchen Choepeling Monastery at the age of five. When he reached the age of twelve he received the “Kachen” degree which is usually conferred after twenty years of study. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, he studied medicine, astrology,
meditation as well as philosophy in two of the major monastic universities of Tibet: Sera
and Tashi Lhumpo. He also studied in Gangchen Gompa, Tropu Gompa and Neytsong Monastery. He was disceple of some of the most important Gelugpa Lamas like H.H. Trjichang Rinpoche. In 1963, he went into exile to India where he continued his studies for the next seven years at Sampurnanand Sanskrit University in Varanasi. In 1970, he received the Geshe Rigram degree from Sera Monastic University situated in South India. He is the National Chancellor of IAEWP for Italy and the UN Plenipotentiary Envoy of the International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) having consultative status with the United Nations – ECOSOC, UNDPI, UNCED, UNESCO and UNICEF.

Chancellor Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi is known all over the world for his outstanding and unique contribution as an institution builder, thinker and environmental scientist. As the Founder Chancellor of The Global Open University Nagaland and the Indira Gandhi Technological & Medical Sciences University Arunachal Pradesh, he has been pioneer in launching 300+ Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree programmes besides more than 2200 Skill Development courses with a view to generating
employment among the young boys and girls. The Biographies of Shri Narendra Modi and Shri Ram Nath Kovind written by him has been widely circulated and appreciated in India as well as in other countries.

Dr. Lama Gangchen Tulku Rinpoche,
Dr. P. R. Trivedi
ISBN : 978-81-7139-964-2
Price : Rs2800
Edn. : 2018

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