Tibetan master visits Prof. Dachille's "Tibetan Buddhism" class

November 13th, 2018
Photo of Tibetan Buddhism Class

On November 13, 2018, Prof. Rae Dachille's Tibetan Buddhism class (RELI 358) was joined by several prominent Tibetan ascetics and researchers, including Venerable Ani Thukden Dema, a nun studying as part of Emory Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI); Rangdol Rinpoche, amonk studying as part of ETSI; Tsondue Samphel, a translator for ETSI; and Drupon Tinley Ningpo Rinpoche, a master from the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

Students were able to learn about developments in the conversation between Buddhism and Western science as well as to hear more about meditation and the lives of famous masters.