Serial Article on Bhutanese Buddhism (Part 3) by Associate Professor Seiji Kumagai Published in the Newspaper Kuensel of the Kingdom of Bhutan
A serial article on Bhutanese Buddhism (Part 3) 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, entitled “The Life and Legacy of Tsangpa Gyare: A three-part series,” Prof. Kumagai provides an overview of the founder of Bhutanese Buddhism, Tsangpa Gyare (1161-1211).
The article appeared in the printed edition of the Newspaper Kunsel (April 7, 2022, page 9) and in their online edition (April 7, 2022). https://kuenselonline.com/the-life-and-legacy-of-tsangpa-gyare-2/
In the last part of the serial articles, Prof. Kumagai outlines the establishment of the main monasteries by Tsangpa Gyare, the founder of Bhutanese Buddhism, the training of his disciples, and his later years.
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