CTA holds seminar of four schools of Buddhism, Bon

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 9:47 am

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PM Dr. Lobsang Sangay was speaking on Sunday to over 120 Tibetan monks and nuns at the inaugural ceremony of the first ever seminar of the four traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon at Gyuto Monastery near here.

Also present at the gathering were Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, the Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in exile, former PM Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche and Dhondup Dorjee, the Religion Secretary.

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche appealed to the custodians of Tibetan Buddhism to preserve the jewel, the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Rinpoche said the true essence of Buddha Dharma is preserved in the form of Tibetan Buddhism and expressed through the Tibetan language only.

Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, reminded the gathering of the efforts made by the great religious kings and Buddhist saints of Tibet in spreading Buddhism to Tibet and other parts of the world.

Through this seminar, the Tibetan exile administration aims to foster the preservation and progression of Tibetan Buddhism, and to affirm harmonious relations between the different schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon religion.

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