Wednesday, August 29, 2012


 Geshe Lobsang Tashi: Born in Sharnyos Leh Ladakh, ordained as a novice monk at very tender age at Thiksey Monastery in 1986 and joined Sera jey Monastic University in 1989. Geshe la is presently serving as an Administrative Official of Sera jey Ngari Khangtsen and also the head of Sera Jey Vegetarian Tofu Centre. On the 8th July, 2012 ,corresponding to the 20th day of the 5th Tibetan Lunar year, Sera Jey Monastic University conferred him with the Geshe Degree in the presence of entire monks of Sera Jey at the congregation having completed his intensive monastic philosophical courses. On his Geshe degree convocation day, he made the extensive feast offerings to the assembly members or the Sangha of Sera Jey Monastery and later on to Sera Jey Ngari Khangtsen and Choede Chenmo Tashi Lhunpo as a mark of gratitude, respect and thankfulness to them. The Geshe degree conferment was kicked off in the morning with the recitation of Geshe Shedpa (Oral recitation of texts) followed by wonderful dialectical Buddhist Philosophical Debate called Geshe Damja Chemo. Geshe la father and the relative were presented on the joyous occasion of his final degree of Geshe at Sera Jey monastery….