Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

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Geshe Lobsang Tenzin speaking in the Lerab Ling temple during the Dalai Lama's visit in August 2008

Geshe Lobsang Tenzin is the president and spiritual director of Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. He has taught courses since the centre’s inception in 1991 and continues to oversee its activities and development. Geshe Lobsang holds both a Geshe Lharampa degree from Drepung Loseling Monastery in India and a Ph.D. from Emory University’s Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts. Geshe Lobsang is also active at Emory University, where he is a senior lecturer at the Department of Religion and chairman of the Emory-Tibet Partnership. He has contributed to the development of a number of programmes linking Emory University with Tibetan institutions of higher learning in India. He is also engaged in collaborative research at Emory on meditation and its impact on health.

Geshe Lobsang Tenzin is also a member of the Tenzin Gyatso Scholars Program's advisory council, which is being developed by the Tenzin Gyatso Institute.

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