Dargyay, Lobsang

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Lobsang Dargyay
English Phonetics Geshe Lobsang Dargyay
Sort Name Dargyay, Lobsang
Dates
Birth:   1935
Death:   1994
Place of birth:   Kartö, Gyalrong, Kham


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The late Geshe Lobsang Dargyay was trained at Drepung Monastery in Tibet. He got his doctorate in Buddhist and Tibetan Studies from the Ludwig Maximilians Universität and held teaching and research positions in Vienna, Hamburg, and Calgary. Geshe-la was the first Tibetan to receive a doctorate from a Western university. He passed away in 1994. (Source Accessed Sept 23, 2020)

For a more complete biography, see "In Memoriam: Geshe Lobsang Dargyay (1935–94)" by Eva Neumaier, in Freedom from Extremes: Gorampa's "Distinguishing the Views" and the Polemics of Emptiness (Wisdom Publications, 2007), xi–xiv.

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