Wednesday, August 29, 2012

GESHE RINCHEN TSERING ..................

Sera Jey Ngari Khangsten is pleased to inform all our dharma friends across the world that once again Ngari Khangtsen has recently produced two new Geshes named: Geshe Rinchen Tsering & Geshe Lobsang Tashi.

Geshe Rinchen Tsering: Born in Tibetan settlement, Mundgod and did his formal schooling in Sera Jey School. Later Geshe la earned his Acharya Degree from the prominent Central University for Higher Tibetan Studies (CUHTS), Sarnath Varanasi. Currently he is serving as the Principal of Sera Jey Secondary School based in Bylakuppe, Mysore. He also served as a Tibetan teacher for several years in Central School for Tibetan, Solan (HP) before he was appointed as the Principal of Sera Jey Secondary school by the glorious Sera Jey Monastery University for Advanced Buddhist Studies and Practice. On the 12th of July 2012 corresponding to the 24th 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 the Sera Jey Ngari Khangtsen as a mark of gratitude and thankfulness. 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 family members were present on the joyous occasion of his final degree of Geshe at Sera Jey monastery.