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The Challenges of Teaching Buddism in the West

  • Yangsi Rinpoche
Tuesday 26 June 2018
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

Tuesday 26th June Yangsi Rinpoche will visit Leiden. He will be giving a talk and will be answering your questions between 13.15 and 15.00 at the Lipsius, room 228. 

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Yangsi Rinpoche was born in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1968 and recognized as a reincarnate tulku at age six. At the age of ten, he entered Sera Je Monastery in South India, and in 1995 graduated with the highest degree of Geshe Lharampa. In 1998, Rinpoche came to America, where he lived and taught for several years at Deer Park Buddhist Center near Madison, Wisconsin. He now lives in Portland, Oregon, where he is president and professor of Buddhist Studies at Maitripa College, a Buddhist institute of higher education. 

Yangsi Rinpoche will talk about the challenges of teaching Buddhism in the West and will be happy to answer questions that you may have about Buddhism. He will speak in English. 

All are welcome. Registration is not required, but if you have further questions, please contact Berthe Jansen: b.k.jansen@hum.leidenuniv.nl


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