September 17: Prof. Anand Kumar of Jawaharlal Nehru University & Executive Member of Aam Aadmi Party visits LTWA accompanied by a research scholar of his university.
STORY FROM MONYUL by Namgey Lhamu
Monyul, also know as Tawang - the beautiful land of the Monpas is located in Western Arunachal Pradesh, India, bordering Tibet, China and Bhutan. Its people are called 'Monpas'. Tawang Monastery was founded by the Merak Lama Lodre Gyatso in 1681 in accordance with the wishes of the 5th Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso, and has an interesting legend surrounding its name, which means "Chosen by Horse". The sixth Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso, was born in Tawang. This small collection of gems is unique, Mon's wonderful characters, beliefs and language have been interwoven into simple stories, which entertain, move and profoundly educate us. Namgey Lhamu (Ani Sangmo) has gifted the readers with rare glimpses into the heart and spirit of this speical place.
Ven. Geshe Pema Dorjee la's talk
12 September: Venerable Geshe Pema Dorjee la, former Principal of Upper TCV School and Tibetan Dialectic Institute at Sarah, talks on Tibetan literature and translation to the students of 9th Intensive Translation Program at LTWA conference hall.
8 Sept. 2014: One of the group photos after a special audience and a short interaction session with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at His residence for 200-odd LTWA students and the administrative staffs.
Teacher's Day Celebration at Library of Tibetan Works and Archives by the 9th Intensive Translation Program Students
James J. Woolsey or simply known as Jim, a long-time friend of LTWA, passed away peacefully on 29 August at his hometown, New Hope. Jim had been associated with LTWA since early 1980’s. LTWA deeply mourn the demise of Jim and express our heart-felt condolences to the relatives and friends of Jim. OM MANI PADME HUM…… May his soul rest in peace.
Vigilance: The Role Of Emotion In Daily Life
We are very delighted to announce three-day teachings by the Venerable Geshe Lhakdor on ‘the role of emotions in our daily life’ from Shantideva’s Bodhicharyavatara from 12th-14th December 2014, Mumbai.
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