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educator , philosopher

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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

Honorary lineage professor Drukpa Kagyu Lineage, 1986.

Connections

father:
Jamyang Gyatso

mother:
Tsering Yangzom