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Sonam Gyatso

Sonam Gyatso, Indian philosopher, educator. Honorary lineage professor Drukpa Kagyu Lineage, 1986.

Background

  • Gyatso, Sonam was born on January 5, 1952 in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Daughter of Jamyang Gyatso and Tsering Yangzom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India, 1974. Master in Philosophy, Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Archarya, Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India, 2001.

    Career

    • Professor Buddhist studies Central Institute Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, India, 1977—2002. Professor Vajra Vidya Institute, 1993—2002. Spriritual advisor Karma and Drukpa Kagyu Centers.

      Advisor Tibetology Union-Public Service Commission, New Delhi, 1999. Advisor Mahabodhi Society, Sarnath, 2001.

    Works

    • Translator. Editor: (book) Commentary: Tibetan Buddhist Philosophical Text, 2000.

    Religion

    Denomination: Tibetan Buddhist

    Membership

    Honorary lineage professor Drukpa Kagyu Lineage, 1986.

    Connections

    • father: Jamyang Gyatso
    • mother: Tsering Yangzom
    Sonam Gyatso
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    Born January 5, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Sanskrit University
    • 1976
      Sanskrit University
    • 2001
      Sanskrit University
    • 1977 - 2002
      Professor, Buddhist studies Central Institute Higher Tibetan Studies
      India
    • 1993 - 2002
      professor, Vajra Vidya Institute