Serial Article on Bhutanese Buddhism (Part 1) by Associate Professor Seiji Kumagai Published in Bhutanese Newspaper Kuensel
A serial article on Bhutanese Buddhism (Part 1) by Associate Professor Seiji Kumagai (Divisional Director, Uehiro Research Division) was published in Kuensel, a national newspaper of the Kingdom of Bhutan. In this series, Prof. Kumagai gives an overview of the founder of Bhutanese Buddhism, Tsangpa Gyare (1161-1211), in the article entitled “The Life and Legacy of Tsangpa Gyare: A three-part series.”
This article appeared in the printed edition of the Newspaper Kunsel (March 30, 2022, page 7) and in the online edition (March 30, 2022).
This article, the first of a total of three articles in the series, outlines the history of Bhutanese Buddhism.
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