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Geshe Dorji Damdul, Director, Tibet House, Cultural Center of H.H. the Dalai Lama

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interviewBy -Shyamal Sinha,New Delhi

Geshe Dorji Damdul, Director, Tibet House, Cultural Center of H.H. the Dalai Lama, Delhi

Since 2005,Ven. Geshe Dorji Damdul has served as the official translator to H.H. the Dalai Lama. Ven. Geshela, has

completed his studies from Institute of Buddhist Dialectics (IBD) in Dharamsala, Drepung Monastic University and Gyumed

Tantric College. Serving as a fellow in Cambridge University, England in 2003, he was appointed as a visiting fellow at

Delhi University to give lectures in three of the University’s departments – Philosophy, Psychology, and Buddhist Studies.

He was involved in working on several important books of H.H. the Dalai Lama such as ‘Beyond Religion’ and ‘Emotional

Awareness.’ Presently, he is serving as the Director of Tibet House, Cultural Center of H.H. the Dalai Lama, New Delhi. He

gives lectures and leads philosophy and psychology classes in various Universities like Delhi University and Jawarharlal

Nehru University and Tibet House, Delh. He also travels widely in India and abroad, to teach Buddhist philosophy and lead

intensive retreats.He is widely recognised as Buddhist scholar imparting knowledge among the students and other intellctuals.